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Splinter of Discontent
The far-right English Defence League (EDL) have continued to drag their knuckles from one failure to another in the lead-up to their ‘big one’. Officially they are still going ahead with a march through Tower Hamlets on the 3rd Sept, although details are pretty thin on the ground, with many of their own members asking what the plan is. Others are even getting their excuses in early and bottling it. [ Read Full Story ]
DEDICATED FOLLOWERS OF FASCISM
AS EDL VISIT BRUM BUT FAIL TO STRAIGHTEN OUT THE KINKS IN THEIR STRATEGY

On Saturday 29th October 2011 the English Defence League (EDL) paid their third visit to Birmingham. Previous excursions ended in running battles through the streets. The march was the EDL’s second big mobilisation this year, although not hyped as much as their September outing in Tower Hamlets...

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EDL: BRUM FASH CLASH

The EDL are taking their roadshow back to Brum this week. SchNEWS assumes they’ll be hoping to avoid a re-run of their last two visits to the UK’s second largest city, which saw them chased round the town centre by Asian youth and anti-fascists.

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FAR RIGHT ANGELS

The English Defence League (EDL) ‘Angels’ handed in their petition to Downing Street last Saturday

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WELLING UP

On Monday all nine defendants in the second Welling Blood&Honour case were found not guilty of conspiracy to violent disorder. The first trial saw seven guilty verdicts and six defendants sent down.

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ANGEL DELIGHT

Frustrated by their piss-poor showing in Tower Hamlets, the EDL are sending in their women to see if they can do a better job.

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BNP: Union Jack Shit

Local anti-fascists were out and about around the South Coast this week as the BNP tried to rear their ugly mugs once again.

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EDL: Merge from far right

In response to the EDL's increasingly ineffective mass action and a lack of political depth. EDL leader and former BNP activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon announces he is joining the mini-BNP British Freedom Party.

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CITY BNP RABBIT SEX SHAME

While hanging around outside schools is probably quite familiar to the rank and file of the BNP – this time they had an excuse. Well kind of..

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CASAPOUND RUNS RIOT IN FOREIGN MARKET

On Tuesday 13th December, two Senegalese market traders – Samb Modou and Diop Mor – were shot dead and three more were injured when Gianluca Casseri, Italian fascist accountant and member of CasaPound, decided to vent his racism in the most brutal way possible.

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EDL: Fash Mobbed
As 'Tommy' Wraps Himself In The False Flag

EDL leader cries wolf as he blames enhanced blackeye on Muslim hordes.

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EDL ROUTED IN WHITECHAPEL

English Defence League come unstuck in East London

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LEICESTER PIGGED OUT

The English Defence League roadshow takes in Leicester

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TALKING NONCE SENSE

Far right groups attempt to get paedophiles off by nobbling the trial

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R.I.P Nikita Kalin
Moscow - anarchist and anti-fascist murdered

The price of anti-fascist and anarchist activism can sometimes be very high as we were painfully reminded a few days ago with the news that twenty year old Moscow anti-fascist Nikita Kalin (Никита Калин) had been found dead

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ENGLISH DEFENCE LEAGUE: IN FOR A HYDING?

 

UPDATE Report from Anti-fascists in Hyde 25/02/12

After the disturbances in Rochdale, Asian youth turned out  to confront the EDL in Hyde. SchNEWS spoke to one anti-fascist who also made the trip.

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WE'LL FIGHT THEM NEAR THE BEACHES

Farcical day out for the EDL in Brighton's Churchill Square

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Justice for Jock Palfreeman
Solidarity demo for imprisoned anti-fascist

Prisoner solidarity action for imprisoned anti-fascist Jock Palfreeman

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Bolton Blunderers

Anti-fascists counter piss-poor Infidel

turn out in the North West.

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DANISH PASTING

If Carlsberg did antifascist mobilisations... The EDL and their European friends come unstuck in the supposed neo-Nazi stronghold of Aarhus.

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BY GEORGE!

As SchNEWS dives into the path of the March for England

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REPORT FROM AFA IRELAND TALK IN LONDON
Anti Fascism talk hosted by Alarm and The Anti-Fascist Network

Saturday  21st April 2012 evening saw LARC (London Action Resource Centre) play host to a talk from a speaker from Anti-Fascist Action Ireland.

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Lies, Damn Lies & the EDL
You couldn't make it up! Oh, wait...

The fuel of the far right – half truths, misrepresentation and lies.

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LUTON - BUT NOT BURNING

The EDLs much-vaunted 'homecoming' to Luton last week-end was, in the end, a damp squib

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FASH POLISHED OFF
From our wild-east correspondent

On 13th May fascists after one of their silly marches decided to attack Art Festival in squatted social center Rozbrat in Poznan (West Poland). Due to reaction of activists present attack failed but the story doesn't end there..

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VIOLENCE IS GOLDEN

Greek fascist organisation Golden Dawn celebrate gaining electoral seats with violence against immigrants.

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JUBILEE BY THE SEA

Rollercoaster weekend in the City by the Sea, with tea, cake and fascism.

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Fash & Chips

EDL's Casuals United humiliate themselves in Brighton once again.

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Bangers and Fash
Brighton 2 - EDL 0

The EDL’s football hooligan division, Casuals United, had been boasting on their blog that they would be returning to Brighton in numbers and strength to take revenge on local people. Here's what happened next.

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Tel-Aviv La Difference
Race-Riots in Israel

On 24 May, the Hatikva neighborhood in Tel-Aviv was set alight by rascist rioting and violence towards the Sudanese refugee population. The hateful violence was sparked up by racist political speeches delivered by government officials and rightist-settlers.

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FASH, BANG, WALLOP

Update on Sunday 22nds anti-fascist action in Brighton.

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Darkness at Dawn

As the financial crisis continues in Greece, neo-Nazis Golden Dawn exploit people's fears for electoral success

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BRISTOL FASHION
EDL outnumbered in the Wild South West

 Dismal turn-out of around 300 to what had been billed by the League as a national demo...

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GREEK HOSPITALITY CRISIS

6,400 migrants detained by police in the largest ethnic cleansing operation ever to hit Athens.

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BRAVE HEARTS

BNP booted out of Scotland

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GOLDEN SHOWER
OF BASTARDS

Immigrant's murder sparks arson in Greece as Golden Dawn Athens offices torched

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DEATH KNELL FOR THE EDL?

EDL humiliated in Walthamstow

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FAILED THREATS

To the barricades! As fascists plan to attack an anarchist social centre at some point in the future (or possibly past).

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Brought to Facebook

Azhar Ahmed convicted for criticising the occupation of Afghanistan on social media.

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SONS OF ANTIFASCISM

Anti-fascist vigilantes take to the roads on motorbikes around Athens as racist attacks increase.

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ALL RIOT ON THE WESTMINSTER FRONT?

Update 28/10/12 English Defence League in full retreat.

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E, E IDIOTS

EDL fail to make an impact in Norwich or West Ham. EDL muster 200 in Norwich while Infidels pull thirty in London.

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STOP THE MARCH FOR ENGLAND
Bonehead bunglers the 'March for England' make plans to return for Brighton rematch

Guest post from Rough Music.

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Ich Bin Anti-fa

German anti-fascists take Berlin on 20th anniversary of comrade Silvio Meier's murder.

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FOOL'S GOLD
Golden Dawn, the Greek state and anti-fascism

For 25 years Golden Dawn were a marginal group that for the most attacked small left-wing and anarchist groups and sometimes would also go for immigrants. Until a few years ago they never measured more than 200 members. Up until recently they had one office. Now? They have forty-eight.

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"I'm not a fascist ..I'm a Nazi!"

Golden shower as British far-right turn in another piss-poor performance at the Greek Embassy

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CHAIN LINKS
Dresden gives Neo-Nazis the boot

Over 10,000 anti-fascists gathered in Dresden, East Germany on Wednesday (13th) to oppose a neo-Nazi march.

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MAN DISUNITED
UAF and EDL face off in Manchester

Dead cat bounce as EDL irritate the people of Manchester?

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WHITE TRASH
National Front demonstration in Swansea on the 9th March.

National Front demonstration has a poor turn out in Swansea, followed by a Blood & Honour gig in the valleys.

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STEALING A MARCH?
Far-right march in Brighton to be met with counter-protest.

Oh Christ ..not again, about as welcome as Jimmy Saville at an orphanage, it's time for the outbreak of political venereal disease that is the March for England set to tarnish the streets of Brighton again on April 21st.

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MOBS AND COPPERS
..an anti-fascist day out by the seaside.

Brighton turns out thousands to oppose the March for England's message of hate.

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RUSSIAN ROULETTE

Russian anti-fascist unfairly imprisoned under Putin's new house rules.

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ENGLISH LESSONS
Are the EDL back? and what can we do to confront them?

The English Defence League couldn't have hoped for a better recruiting sergeant than the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich last week.

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You're 'Avin a Cenotaph!
NO PASARAN

 BNP march outside parliament stuffed by badger/antifa alliance.

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A-A-Anti-Farage
UKIP's hove trip troubles

Ukip leader Nigel Farage attended Hove town hall as part of his speaking tour of the UK. At short notice scores gathered to protest against his right wing agenda.

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RIP Clement Meric

French anti-fascist murdered in street brawl

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LENNON'S TOMB?

EDL Leader Steve Yaxley-Lennon reckons he's gonna take his dog and pony show past the East London mosque.

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Yo,ho,ho and a Battle of Brum

Update 21/07/13 - Bad day for anti-fascism in Brum - but not so great for the EDL either.

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CROYDON CALLOUT
ANTI-FASCISM IN LONDON

Update: 18.00 27/07/13

Only forty supporters of the English Volunteer Force made the trip to Lunar House.

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TOWER HAMLETS - ROUND TWO

Are the Met really going to march the EDL into the heart of Tower Hamlets? That's what the English Defence League's leader Tommy Robinson is proclaiming on Facebook and Twitter right now.

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JUDGE, JURY AND PERSECUTIONER!

Neonazi Golden Dawn persecute far left leader over anti-fascist slogan.

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TOWER POWER
Anti-fascist news from the capital

The Met Police made nearly 300 arrests on Saturday in order to allow the EDL to march across Tower Bridge and into the outskirts of Tower Hamlets.

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OUT OF THEIR LEAGUE

As Tommy 'n' Kev finally do one,, what will become of the decapitated English Defence League?

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FOXY FARAGE

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader, shakes hands with huntsman cautioned for assaulting hunt protester just a week previously.

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NATIONALIST CURRICULUM

Gove's attack on left-wing Blackadder, just the spear-point of a jingoistic whitewash

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'Saving Calais', one fascist demo at a time...

Another enemy for migrants and supporters in Calais?

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C'MON IF YOU THINK YOU'RE PLACARD ENOUGH
On another Thanet.

Nasty Nigel bashed on the bonce with banner in Kent.

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Silent No More: African Refugees in Israel

Global solidarity for African refugees in Israel, as tens of thousands march in Tel Aviv in the face of state repression, racism and detention.

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BLACK IS THE NEW ORANGE?
SchNEWS takes a cautious peep over the burning barricades in Kiev.

In the case of Ukraine our domestic media is blatantly cheerleading for the rioters, focussing particularly on the admittedly striking presence of Dr Ironfist himself, one time world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko. But just who is rioting in Kiev and what do they want? 

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BIG JOBBIKS!
Update 26/01/14

Anti-fascists will be assembling in London this Sunday (26th) to oppose a meeting between the BNP, Golden Dawn and one of Europe's bigger fascist parties – the Hungarian Jobbik.

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Come one, Come all (except the Romanians)

UKIP are having a public meeting in Portslade, but will Johnny Foreigner be let in?

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SQUAT'S GOING ON IN CALAIS?
SchNEWS talks to a participant in a successful squatting action last week in Calais

Many undocumented people have spent a harsh winter on the streets in Calais after squat clampdown.

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WHITE PRIDE WASHOUT
National Front in Swansea

Outnumbered Swansea racists have their flag confiscated.

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This town ain't big enough for the both of us...
March for England return to Brighton and it ain't SchNEWS who's gonna leave.

Fascists to attempt to take the home end... again.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE FAR-RIGHT

With the far-right about to descend on our fair town we thought it best to give you a spotters guide to the specimens on display.

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It Rained on their Parade

Is this the last March for England? “They have become the fools in a carnival of anti-fascism” Stop MfE protestor

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Bad June Rising
Climate Games, Anarcho-festivals and the resurgence of UK Uncut - looks like June's going to be a busy one.

We started writing about three interesting but unrelated things happening in June. Here is an amalgamated version, which is worth a read.

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Fascists fail in Cricklewood

South East Alliance stopped in their tracks.

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Industrial Revolution
Squatters Recycle a Recycling Plant in Calais

Mass squatting action in metal recycling plant pulled off in style, after brutal policing leaves hundreds of undocumented people without shelter.

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BROADWAY SHOWDOWN

Anti-fascists prepare a warm welcome for EDL splinter groups in Cricklewood, North London, this Saturday ...

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GOING FOR GOLDING..

BRITAIN FIRST WORSTED IN SWANLEY SHOWDOWN

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DUTCH COURAGE
Dutch far-righters take a leaf out of the EDL book.

Pro Patria (For Fatherland), a new far-right group with seasoned members, raise their ugly head in the Netherlands with a demonstration announced for the 20th September in the Hague.

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