Newcastle: report from antifascist mobilisation

Hanif L reports: On Saturday, around 250 people turned out to oppose an EDL march in Newcastle. The counter demonstration had been organised by Newcastle Unites, a local grouping supported by UAF, Labour councillors and others....

Brighton antifascist mobilisation: reports round-up

(picture from @BenJames22, reporter at The Argus) Lois JC reports: There was a much smaller presence of fascists than in earlier years: around 150. Antifascists outnumbered them at least 2-1. We lined the streets while the fasc did...

Who was Blair Peach?

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the killing of Blair Peach by the police. David Renton looks back at Blair Peach's life as a poet, trade unionist and committed antifascist. Blair Peach was a 33...

Anti-fascist 5 trial collapses: Sølvi Goard interview

Sølvi Goard, freed antifascist protester, speaks outside Westminster Magistrates Court shortly after the case against her and four others collapses.

Jubilation as crown case collapses and Antifascist 5 walk free from court

Prosecution grovels as key witness fails to show. Judge refuses to adjourn to September; crown folds. Humiliation for state tactics aimed at repressing protest.

rs21 Political Weekend: Racism, old and new

Mitch Mitchell writes: Anindya Bhattacharyya's meeting began with a series of photographs, the first, of a UKBA van in Bermondsey, was taken outside a "Lovely and British" boutique while border officers were checking to see whether there were...

Surge in support for fascists in French elections

Iris Cohen analyses the background to the the recent gains made by the far right in France in advance of today's second round of voting.

#m22: Thousands march again racism in Greece

The government's racist policies that lead to the tragic deaths of immigrants trying to enter Greece hoping to build a better life make the building of a strong anti-racist movement extremely urgent.
An anti-racist demo

London #m22 demo: Sunshine and strong turnout from newly organised migrant communities

The anti-racist movement has a lot of work to do if it is to get fit for purpose. We all have to play a part in that.

Racism: old, new and neoliberal

Anindya Bhattacharyya reflects on the changing nature of racism under neoliberal austerity, and its lessons for activists today, UN anti-racism day, 22 March 2014.