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Thousands march against racism and Islamophobia

06 November 2010
More than 5,000 black, white and Asian people surged through central London today on a Unite Against Fascism (UAF) march against racism.

Saturday’s anti-racist protest can push back the racists

02 November 2010
Thousands of people will take to the streets this Saturday for an important protest against racism, fascism and Islamophobia.

Join the 6 November anti-racist demonstration

26 October 2010
Many Thousands of trade unionists and anti-racist campaigners are gearing up to march against racism, fascism and Islamophobia on Saturday 6 November in central London.

Support grows across Britain for anti-racist protest on 6 November

19 October 2010
Coaches are booked from over 30 towns and cities across Britain to the national demonstration and carnival against racism, fascism and Islamophobia on 6 November in central London.

None Of Us Were Like This Before: A system of torture that destroys lives and minds

12 October 2010
The US and Britain’s "war on terror" is maintained by the torture and oppression of the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.

US killed an aid worker and countless Afghans

12 October 2010
Tory foreign secretary William Hague was caught lying last week, after kidnapped aid worker Linda Norgrove was killed by a US grenade in Afghanistan.

Join the national demonstration to drive the racists back

05 October 2010
The Unite Against Fascism (UAF) national demonstration against racism, fascism and Islamophobia in London on 6 November is a vital part of the struggle to drive back the threat of racism.

Bradford opposing Islamophobia

28 September 2010
The We Are Bradford group planned a meeting on Thursday of this week to discuss resisting Islamophobia.

School students to relaunch School Students Against the War

21 September 2010
An important meeting of school students will take place this weekend.

War round-up

14 September 2010
Bad week for bomber Blair Protests forced Tony Blair to back out of a series of events last week.

New York stands together against Islamophobia

14 September 2010
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in New York on 11 September to demonstrate against Islamaphobia and racism. Their counter-demonstration was called in response to a racist rally against the proposed building of an Islamic community centre, held in the city on the same day.

Join the national protest against racism

07 September 2010
Saturday 6 November is a key date for every activist as it will see the most broadly-based demonstration against racism, Islamophobia and the Nazis for many years.

TUC backing demo on 6 November

24 August 2010
The TUC has given its backing to the national demonstration against racism, fascism and Islamophobia on Saturday 6 November in London.

National demonstration called as fight against racism stepped up

27 July 2010
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and the Muslim Association of Britain have called a national demonstration—"No to racism, No to Islamophobia"—on Saturday 6 November in central London.

French veil vote will boost Islamophobia

20 July 2010
The French parliament voted last week to outlaw the wearing of full-face veils, like the burqa or niqab, in public. Only one deputy voted against, with the Socialists and Greens abstaining.

Racism against Muslims is unveiled

20 July 2010
Recent attacks on Muslim women wearing face coverings are simple Islamophobia.

Court rules in favour of Babar Ahmad

13 July 2010
The European Court of Human Rights ruled last week that, after six years in prison without charge, Babar Ahmad should not be extradited to the US. Judges ruled that his extradition should be temporarily frozen due to deep concerns regarding possible "cruel and unusual punishment".

Inquiry will continue torture cover-up

13 July 2010
The government has announced an inquiry into the British security services and torture. It is too little too late.

Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton is released from military prison

13 July 2010
Joe Glenton, the British soldier who refused to fight in Afghanistan, was released from military prison on Monday after serving four months for going absent without leave (Awol).

Tariq Ali: Islamophobia exposed

06 July 2010
‘We live in dangerous and unpredictable times. If anyone had suggested 30 or 40 years ago that one of the central issues we would be discussing was Islam or religion, we would have laughed.

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