Demonstrators set to confront EDL at European summit of anti-Islamic groups

 Hundreds of demonstrators will confront the English Defence League tomorrow as the far-right group holds its first ever European summit in a bid to set up a Continent-wide alliance of anti-Islamic organisations. Danish activists claimed that as many as 4,000 anti-fascist activists would make their way to the town of Aarhus, where the meeting is … Continue reading

Don’t be fooled. Europe’s far-right racists are not discerningOpportunistic words of love for Jews and Israel cannot disguise the European far right’s toxic rhetoric of hatred

  French politician Marine Le Pen is among European far-right figures courting the Jewish community. On Saturday, in the Danish city of Aarhus, a Europe-wide rally organised by the English Defence League will try to set up a European anti-Muslim movement. For Europe’s far-right parties the rally, coming so soon after the murders in south-west France … Continue reading

National Front to celebrate Hitler’s birthday

In a move to clearly designed to soften their image and appeal to the more moderate elements within the nationalist movement, the National Front have announced plans to celebrate the birthday of Adolf Hitler. An application for a march has been made to the council in Aberdeen. The council are currently reviewing the application, and … Continue reading

Far right, anti-Islamic groups to hold rally

Far right and  anti-Islamic groups are due to hold a rally in Denmark on March 31, organised by the English Defence League (EDL) which it claims will be the  start of a pan-European movement, it was revealed  here Monday. The rally will take place a few weeks before the start of the trial of Anders … Continue reading

A poor show for the NWI in Bolton

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Today, the North West Infidels went to Bolton. There was a month of hype and build up, especially after the events in Liverpool on February 18, and in the past week threats and tough talk were bandied about on the internet. But ultimately, the demo fell flat on its face. Having been first with the … Continue reading

Saturday 24 March – Bolton

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The North West Infidels announced today that their demonstration on Saturday 24 March will be in Bolton. As mentioned in our previous call out, Liverpool Antifascists are mobilising against them and urge anti-fascists across the country to do the same. If you are travelling from Liverpool, we have transport available. All that we ask is … Continue reading

Far right hardcore ‘willing to prepare for armed conflict’. Study finds 40% of BNP supporters believe armed conflict between ethnic, racial or religious groups could be justifiable

The BNP says it is committed to a democratic path but a rigged system means there is a danger of people turning to more radical action. A hardcore of far-right supporters in the UK appears to believe violent conflict between different ethnic, racial and religious groups is inevitable, and that it is legitimate to prepare … Continue reading

Fascists met with spontaneous opposition in Liverpool

The International Women's Day march a number of anti-fascists were on before heading to confront the BNP

Today, the British National Party held a stall in Liverpool City Centre. Much like the last time they did this in 2010, it was met with spontaneously organised opposition from local anti-fascists and members of the public. The event is instructive with regards to recent developments in the fight against fascism. Firstly, and crucially, it is worth … Continue reading

Stop the North West Infidels – Saturday 24 March

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The North West Infidels (NWI), a splinter group from the English Defence League, are planning a demonstration in the North West on Saturday 24 March. Liverpool Antifascists is calling on all anti-fascists, anti-racists and organised workers to mobilise in opposition to the presence of these fascists on our streets. This demonstration comes in the wake … Continue reading

Anti-fascist coordinating meeting report

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Today, Liverpool Antifascists hosted a meeting at the Liverpool Guild of Students to discuss building an effective resistance to fascism both in the immediate term and beyond. Following the events of 18 February, it was organised as an opportunity to regroup and to make sure that the same mistakes were not repeated in the future. About 45 people … Continue reading