Right-wing thugs locked up after Liverpool city centre attack. Trouble spread to Bold Street bar after gang set upon anti-fascists heading to a fundraising gig

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Far-right thugs attack in Bold Street Seven right-wing thugs who attacked a Liverpool City Centre anti-fascist meeting were jailed after admitting charges of violent disorder. The men, who were either members of or associated with groups including the National Front, the English Defence League or North West Infidels punched and kicked people heading for a … Continue reading

Call-out to oppose the EDL in Manchester – THIS SATURDAY!

Whit a weekend. We saw 20 odd EDL turn up in Cambridge, all clutching beer cans and arguing with each other to the massed amusements of anti-fascists everywhere and then some local ‘chav scrotes’ attacked the entire Doncaster division, i.e., some bloke from Donny. We also saw the scab outfit NWI attempting to attack an … Continue reading

Bonehead nonsense in Manchester

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The following two updates come via Anti Capitalist Action Manchester Last Saturday (23rd Feb), ACA members participated in the March Against the Cuts in the city centre. As we were going for a post-march pint, we were notified that Stockport EDL + the NWI’s very own Diddyman were in Piccadilly Gardens handing out leaflets. Once … Continue reading

Far-right groups hurl racist abuse at parade to commemorate life and role of James Larkin

Some 25 were arrested on Saturday in Liverpool as protesters taunted marchers celebrating at the birthplace of the Irish trade union leader JAMES LARKIN, who later founded the Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union, was born into grinding poverty in Combermere Street in Toxteth, one of Liverpool’s poorest quarters, in the 1870s. Today, nearly 150 years … Continue reading

Tense anti-racist march underscores the task ahead for Liverpool’s anti-fascists

Yesterday saw the annual James Larkin Society march and rally in Liverpool, under the banner of “Working Class Unity Against Racism and Fascism.” The theme was chosen in defiance of rising far-right activity in the city, most notably a mobilisation in February where 200 fascists, loyalists and ex-soldiers were able to turn an Irish Republican … Continue reading

BNP finds a new cause célèbre – a racist crank’s right to free speech

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  The British National Party has found a new heroine in the battle to defend free speech. Her name is Margaret Walker, and she was up in front of Fareham magistrates last week following complaints about a homemade leaflet she had circulated based on the cases of missing Blackpool teenagers Charlene Downes and Paige Chivers … Continue reading

North West Infidels: Night of the Long Knives

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Reproduced via - http://www.anti-fascists-online.com/2012/05/infidelibly-split.html The other day I was sent an anonymous email telling me I should have a look at the Liverpool and Wirral North West Infidels Facebook page. Being a nosy so and so I went and had a look and watched with great amusement as this spat unfolded. Click the screengrab for full … Continue reading

Fascists botch attack on Bootle picket line

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On Thursday May 10, hundreds of thousands of public sector workers took strike action around the country. Amongst these was my own workplace, with one of the largest and liveliest picket lines at least in Bootle. It was also the scene of a brief clash with fascists intent on disrupting proceedings. On the whole, the strike … Continue reading

Guilty verdict in Rochdale grooming trial

NB: This post was published here yesterday. It has been updated slightly to reflect subsequent developments. Nine men have been found guilty at Liverpool Crown Court of operating a child sex ring in Rochdale. The verdict sees all of the offenders jailed, and will hopefully offer some closure to the victims and their families. There is no doubt at … Continue reading

Liverpool Antifascists picket Quiggins Attique

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Today was the Infidels of Britain’s nationwide day of “direct action.” In Liverpool, we were promised that the Scouse Infidels would be “busy bodies,” and they even had a special National Front “Vote Quiggins” banner for the occasion. In reality, Liverpool Antifascists got the drop on the far-right, who were nowhere to be seen in … Continue reading