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Local activists plan to stand up to fascists in south east London on 1 June

30 May 2013
A meeting at Lewisham Islamic Centre in south London last night, Wednesday, discussed how to counter the Nazi British National Party’s (BNP) plan to go there from Woolwich on Saturday.

Islamophobic attacks rocket as racists seize on soldier’s murder

28 May 2013
English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson and a group of his henchmen went to Woolwich within hours of the killing to try and whip up race hatred.

Newcastle united against the racists and Nazis

26 May 2013
Over 1,000 trade unionists, socialists and anti-racists marched through Newcastle yesterday, Saturday, against the racist English Defence League (EDL).

Activists stand up to racism after Woolwich attack

24 May 2013
Racists have attacked two mosques in Bolton, north west England, since a soldier was killed in Woolwich, south east London, last Wednesday.

Fascists try to whip up racism

21 May 2013
The British National Party and the English Defence League have exploited grooming.

Protesters march against the racist SDL in Dumfries

21 May 2013
Some 200 people turned out to protest against the racist Scottish Defence League (SDL) in Dumfries last Saturday.

Stop the racist EDL in Newcastle

14 May 2013
Unite Against Facism is mobilising against a national demonstration by the English  Defence League in Newcastle on Saturday 25 May. 

We need more than brave individuals to beat the Nazis

07 May 2013
Thousands of supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) rallied in Dewsbury, in Yorkshire, last June yelling abuse and threatening local Asian people. 

Stop the racists in Brighton

16 April 2013
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists in Brighton are set to oppose the fascists and racists who annually “march for England” on St George’s day weekend.

Cambridge: we stopped racist EDL before and we'll do it again

12 January 2013
Anti-racists in Cambridge are organising to oppose a protest by the English Defence League (EDL) next month.

EDL arrest in Bristol

20 November 2012
The leader of the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Bristol has been arrested in connection with racist graffiti sprayed on mosques and temples.

Norwich unites against racism and fascism to send EDL packing

11 November 2012
Around 2,000 protestors marched in Norwich against the fascist English Defence League (EDL) last Saturday in a fantastic display of multiculturalism and working class unity.


06 November 2012
How protest stopped the EDL Here in Walthamstow our local Unite Against Fascism (UAF) group has been meeting monthly since 2008. We knew that sooner or later the racist English Defence League (EDL) would want to come and stir up hatred in our community.

Anti-fascists drive the EDL racists out of Walthamstow

30 October 2012
Around 1,000 anti-racists gathered in Walthamstow, north east London, last Saturday and celebrated a resounding victory over the fascist English Defence League (EDL).

Anti-fascists celebrate victory in Waltham Forest over EDL racists

27 October 2012
Around 1,000 anti-racists gathered in Walthamstow, north east London, today (Saturday) to celebrate a resounding victory over the fascist English Defence League (EDL).

Let's defeat the racist EDL in Walthamstow this weekend

23 October 2012
Anti-fascists could deal a hammer blow to the seriously damaged English Defence League (EDL) when it attempts to march in north east London on Saturday.

Stop the racists in their tracks

16 October 2012
The fascist English Defence League (EDL) is threatening to descend on Walthamstow, east London, on Saturday 27 October. The racists hope to spread fear among Muslims and whip up violence.

Rotherham prepares to oppose the racist English Defence League

12 October 2012
A packed public meeting organised by Rotherham Unite Against Fascism on Monday called for a huge response to the racist and fascist English Defence League (EDL) in the town this Saturday.

Waltham Forest anti-fascist rally vows to stop the EDL's return

11 October 2012
Over 130 people crammed into a public meeting in Walthamstow, east London, on Tuesday night to organise against the latest threat from the fascist English Defence League (EDL).

Day of action in Waltham Forest to oppose the racist EDL

09 October 2012
Anti-racist activists in Waltham Forest, east London, have called a day of action against the racist English Defence League (EDL) on Saturday of this week. The EDL plans to march there on 27 October.

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