Author Archives: jolasmo

About jolasmo

Anarchist-communist, antifascist and general layabout. Hobbies include video games, drinking heavily and cross dressing.

Leeds Resistance Training at Physical Resistance in Brighton

Last weekend members of LAFN and others from Leeds Resistance Training – a local antifascist self protection and boxing club – travelled to Brighton for Physical Resistance – an antifascist martial arts festival hosted by Brighton Antifascists. It was a grand weekend with gorgeous … Continue reading

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Public Meeting Outcome

Last week we hosted a film showing and discussion on combatting racism and xenophobia in the wake of the recent EU referendum, which has already seen a surge in racist attacks and harassment across the UK. The event saw campaigners … Continue reading

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Public Discussion & Film Night – How Do We Combat Racism and Xenophobia on Our Streets?

The vote to leave the EU has been interpreted by some as vindication of their racist beliefs, and in the aftermath there has been a well-documented spike in verbal and physical attacks against minority groups in the streets, shops and … Continue reading

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[UPDATED] EMERGENCY CALL-OUT: Fascists Out of Leeds 05/06/16

Neo-Nazi activists have been sighted in Leeds City Centre, holding stalls under the guise of the “Vote Leave” anti-EU campaign. Those involved include ex-BNP front-man Mark Collett, his swastika-tattooed partner Eva Van Housen, and various members of the neo-nazi youth … Continue reading

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LAFN Benefit Gig – Grotbaby/Radio Partisan/Syslak

Join us at Bad Apples in Leeds this Saturday for a night of local pop punk bands to raise funds for Leeds Anti-Fascist Network! Coming 26th of March, doors from  8 pm. GROTBABY Leeds based, slightly 60’s influenced bratty punk … Continue reading

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No Nazis in Dover / Solidarity with refugees – 30 January 2016

We reproduce a call out from London AFN to oppose the far-right demonstration in Dover this January. Contact leedsantifascistnetwork@riseup.net if you want help with travel to London/Dover for the demonstration: *** INTERNATIONAL ANTI-FASCIST MOBILISATION *** Read call out below: On … Continue reading

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Leeds Resistance Training

Leeds Anti-Fascist Network hosts a weekly self-defence and fitness class, open to all genders, body types, and abilities (no bigots). This course is to increase your confidence and ability to protect yourself in a variety of situations and under pressure. … Continue reading

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