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So-called ‘Yellow Vest’ protest just another front for the far-right

In an attempt to lend a new facade to their usual message of ultra-nationalism, racism and anti-migrant sentiment and emboldened by the discourse around Brexit, the British far-right has recently sought to exploit the success of the French ‘Yellow Vests’ … Continue reading

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Leeds AFN Supports the RMT picketers and opposes the far-right “yellow vests”

RMT Picket, Leeds Train Station, 09:00am – bring a scarf, it will be cold! Attacks on the Left, the Labour Movement, minorities and alternative spaces are part of the DNA of fascism and that is nothing new. Last week, members … Continue reading

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Report back from Free Tommy demonstration, 23rd June

On Saturday supporters of Tommy Robinson, recalled to prison last month for breaching the terms of a suspended sentence, attempted to demonstrate in Leeds to demand his release. Hoping for a repeat of the 1st June demonstration in the city, … Continue reading

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Statement from Leeds AFN re: Free Tommy march on 7th July 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: leedsantifascistnetwork@riseup.net Leeds, UK, 13th June 2018 – Leeds Anti-Fascist Network is calling for a mass public mobilisation to directly oppose supporters of Tommy Robinson on the 7th July, when they plan to return to Leeds to … Continue reading

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Call-out: Oppose the EDL in Keighley and Bradford, Saturday 2nd September

On Saturday the 2nd of September, the remaining dregs of the English Defense League plan to descend on West Yorkshire, to march in Keighley and Bradford. In keeping with their usual tactics, as grief-vultures of the highest order, they will … Continue reading

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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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