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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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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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