The far right is growing in power in the UK and around the world, targeting migrants and bringing hate and violence into our communities.
Over the long weekend on October 13th, London’s far-right freakshow known as PEGIDA will be returning once again to their protected space in front of city hall. Recent appearances in Toronto have had them supported by various right wing groups, but in London they often show up in low numbers. The last couple times however, we are beginning to notice that they are being flanked by groups like Soldiers of Odin, Proud Boys, and occasionally other groups. I am an individual who has seen my fair share of rallies and will not be able to attend for a variety of legitimate reasons and I am sending this in hopes that a call for help will be answered by comrades and allies in the region.
In Deptford in south east London, local campaigners have occupied a 20-year old community garden to prevent it from being boarded up and razed to the ground by Lewisham Council and the housing association, Peabody. They are also highlighting the absurdity of proposals to demolish 16 structurally sound council flats next door to build new social housing.
London, UK: A coalition of groups including London Antifascists have made a call-out for a unity demonstration against the far right Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA). Saturday October 13 in London, UK.
Freedom News has received this important call out from Women’s Strike Assembly. Well worth a read, endorsement, and action. Continue reading #London #Antifa: Feminists to the Front – Call to Action
In the 1970s Britain was saturated in political activity right across the board. Not just in the Labour movement, trade unions and the Left but also the new social movements were particularly active in challenging the oppressive established order especially the black, women’s and gay liberation movements.
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On July 13, 250.000 people protested against the policies of Donald Trump, in London. After ther demo a group went to the homeoffice in solidarity with migrants resisting the raids in Chinatown.
London, UK: After the short report about the antifascist counter actions against the fascist Free Tommy demo that we published yesterday, we publish a statement by London Antifascists.
London, UK: Over 500 of us met at the site of the International Brigades Memorial in Jubilee Gardens, South Bank in opposition to the creeping fascism of the “Free Tommy” mob. After a tough few weeks of organising a grassroots mobilisation in London and wider, we collectively pulled off an amazing, disciplined bloc on the streets under the banner of “We are all Anti-Fascists!”.