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Reports round-up: Nazi hardcore drowned out by Bolton anti-fascists

29 November 2016
Over 200 anti-fascists outnumbered up to 80 Nazis from National Action and English Defence League splinter groups in Bolton last Saturday.

'Self defence is no offence'—Victory to the Rotherham 12

22 November 2016
Not guilty verdicts in the Rotherham 12 case represent a landmark victory that has implications for anti-racists across Britain. A group of Asian men in Rotherham has shown that if you fight against injustice, you can win, writes Phil Turner

Calls for inquiry into South Yorkshire Police following Rotherham 12 not guilty verdicts

17 November 2016
An independent inquiry into policing has been demanded after a landmark victory in the Rotherham 12 case.

Rotherham 12 jury delivers not guilty verdicts for all Asian men on trial

16 November 2016
The jury in the trial of the Rotherham 12 has today, Wednesday, delivered not guilty verdicts for all men who stood trial.

Police spotter failed to report Nazi hooligans, Rotherham 12 trial hears

31 October 2016
A police “spotter” failed to report seeing Nazi troublemakers on the day of a big anti-fascist protest, a court has heard.

Nazis targeted town to stir up racism and violence, Rotherham 12 trial hears

24 October 2016
The ‘Yorkshire’s Finest’ group has links to fascist organisations such as the National Front, reports Phil Turner

Eight men guilty of child sexual abuse - over a decade after police received complaints

19 October 2016
Eight men have been found guilty of 19 charges relating to sexual abuse of three girls – over a decade after one reported the abuse to police.

Rotherham 12 - prosecution witness seen with men giving Nazi salutes, court hears

18 October 2016
A prosecution witness in the Rotherham 12 trial was pictured alongside a group of men giving Nazi salutes.

Far right got 'more than they bargained for', Rotherham 12 trial hears

12 October 2016
A Nazi ringleader led a drunken street attack on Asian men after an anti-fascist demonstration in Rotherham marking the racist murder of a grandfather, a jury has heard.

Woman had 'impressive' details about defendants in Rotherham abuse case, court hears

11 October 2016
A complainant in an abuse trial gave “pretty impressive” detail about defendants who claim they never met her, a court has heard.

Police ‘lost clothes’ after rape allegation, court told

27 September 2016
Police apologised in 2003 for questioning a man accused of repeatedly raping a 13 year old girl, a court has heard. Sageer Hussain is one of eight men on trial for child sexual exploitation offences at Sheffield Crown Court.

Cops won’t face charges over Sean Rigg’s death

20 September 2016
Also: Probe into the paralysis of Julian Cole, March for Dalian Atkinson, Rotherham 12 hold justice convention

Stand with the Rotherham twelve

13 September 2016
The Rotherham 12 Defence Campaign has called a national convention in the run-up to a trial of 12 men for serious offences, including violent disorder.

Attackers use racial abuse in Rotherham assault

21 June 2016
A violent assault was carried out against an Afghan taxi driver in a suspected racist attack in Rotherham last week.

Nazi protests humiliated by counter-demonstrations

10 May 2016
Anti-racists humiliated fascists in Portsmouth last Saturday.

Rotherham’s corrupt cops wouldn’t tackle child abuse

30 March 2016
Jayne Senior spoke to Sadie Robinson about her new book which exposes how the authories in Rotherheam held back the truth of an abuse scandal

Defence campaign for Rotherham anti-fascist protesters launched

29 February 2016
Over 150 people met in Rotherham last Saturday to launch a defence campaign for 12 Asian men who face jail following an anti-fascist protest.

Rotherham solicitor slams police 'corruption' after abuse trial

25 February 2016
After guilty verdicts in the Rotherham abuse trial, David Greenwood, the solicitor representing 65 survivors of abuse in Rotherham speaks to Socialist Worker

After Rotherham verdicts, survivor vows to fight for the whole truth

24 February 2016
 

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