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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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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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Vigil for Jo Cox and victims of fascist violence

Leeds Anti-Fascist Network will be holding a vigil for Jo Cox outside Birstall Library at 1 PM this Saturday. We won’t go into the background and our analysis here – for that, please see our previous statement. The vigil will … Continue reading

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Statement regarding Jo Cox

Yesterday, after a constituency surgery at the library in Birstall, near Leeds, Labour MP Jo Cox was subjected to a targeted, brutal and prolonged attack by an assailant who, according to multiple eyewitness accounts, shouted the words “Britain First” as … Continue reading

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Leeds Remains Fash-Free!

It’s been a glorious day in Leeds without a cloud – or fascist – in sight. Despite protestations over social media that they would continue running unofficial Vote Leave stalls up until the referendum, Mark Collett and his band of … Continue reading

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Fascists Out of Leeds, 05/03/16: An Update

Leeds Anti-Fascist Network is mobilising this Sunday to oppose the presence of neo-Nazi activists at a makeshift ‘Vote Leave’ stall – that the ‘Vote Leave’ campaign itself has expressly disowned. We are not taking a position on the EU referendum … Continue reading

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