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PCS civil service workers' meeting recommends deal

19 August 2006
An important meeting of PSC civil service workers’ union branch representatives took place in Leeds on Friday of last week.

Department for Work and Pensions

24 June 2006
The group executive committee which runs the civil service workers’ PCS union in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) met last week in Leeds to discuss the fight against job cuts.

Allied Glass

06 May 2006
For a second successive Friday, over 200 workers at Allied Glass containers in Leeds struck last week over an imposed two-year pay freeze.

Racist lecturer suspended in Leeds

01 April 2006
The campaign by staff and students at Leeds University to sack the racist lecturer Frank Ellis has scored a success. The university has suspended Ellis after racist and homophobic comments he made.

Leeds students campaign to kick out the racist lecturer Frank Ellis

25 March 2006
The campaign against Dr Frank Ellis, lecturer in Russian and Slavonic studies at Leeds University, is growing. He has a history of racism, homophobia and sexism.

Dr Frank Ellis at Leeds university

18 March 2006
"Immigrants should be hunted down, rounded up and deported." "Homosexuality should be weeded out." These are just two of the foul comments made by Dr Frank Ellis, lecturer in Russian and Slavonic Studies at Leeds University in an interview with Leeds Student journalist Matt Kennard.

More strikes planned against DWP job cuts

18 February 2006
Representatives from most PCS civil service workers’ union branches in the Department for Work and Pension (DWP) met in Leeds last Saturday.

Anger as BNP Nazis walk free

11 February 2006
Anti-racist campaigners reacted with anger last week as Nick Griffin, leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP), and his sidekick Mark Collett walked free from a Leeds court.

Nazi BNP leader Griffin humiliated in Leeds again

21 January 2006
Over 600 people from across the north of England rallied in Leeds on Monday of this week as Nick Griffin, leader of the fascist BNP, and his sidekick Mark Collett went on trial on charges of incitement to racial hatred.

UAF activists plan to humiliate Nazi leader in Leeds again

07 January 2006
Anti-fascist campaigners and trade union activists across the Yorkshire and Humberside region are planning a protest outside Leeds Crown Court later this month to coincide with the trial of Nick Griffin, leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP).

How the BNP was humiliated in Leeds

12 November 2005
Nick Griffin, leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP) was pelted with eggs and flour as he arrived at Leeds Crown Court to face charges of incitement to racial hatred on Wednesday of last week.

Postal workers

05 November 2005
The Communication Workers’ Union held a national briefing in Leeds on Thursday of last week over its campaign against the threat of post privatisation.

Anti-fascist pressure forces the police to cancel Nazi rally

05 November 2005
Holocaust Survivor Leon Greenman movingly outlined the threat of fascism on Monday of this week as activists geared up to protest against the Nazi British National Party (BNP) in Leeds.

Anti-fascist demo humiliates BNP leader at court appearance

05 November 2005
Over a thousand anti-fascists rallied outside Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday morning for a vibrant and united demonstration against Nick Griffin, leader of the Nazi British National Party (BNP).

A chance to fight the BNP’s leader

22 October 2005
Nick Griffin, leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP), is set to appear in court in Leeds on Wednesday 2 November to face charges of incitement to racial hatred.

Join the protest to stop the Nazi BNP

15 October 2005
Anti-fascist campaigners from across the country are mobilising for a demonstration to stop a planned protest by the Nazi British National Party (BNP) in Leeds on Wednesday 2 November.

How police seized anti-war material in raid on Leeds bookshop

06 August 2005
On Friday 15 July police descended on the Iqra Learning Centre, an Islamic bookshop in Beeston, Leeds. They battered the door down and sealed the shop off, arresting one man who worked there under anti-terrorism laws.

Leeds stands united for peace and justice

30 July 2005
LAST SATURDAY around 300 people gathered in Beeston for a peace march to the centre of Leeds. Beeston is the area where two of the people reported to be responsible for the 7 July bombings came from.

Beeston unites for peace in wake of London bombings

16 July 2005
At the start of last week Leeds Stop the War Coalition decided to call a vigil that Thusday for victims of the 7 July London bombings.

An opportunity to engage people

03 July 2005
Running into Leeds train station at 6.30am it became clear that this was going to be big. Reams of white cotton and a few hundred faces I didn’t recognise told me that.

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