A sudden escalation in far right and fascist street mobilisations has taken place in Britain over the space of just seven days.
The battle for control between two rival factions of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) looks to be largely over, after the demo called by the section aligned with former leader John Meighan flopped in Manchester last Saturday.
Thousands of racists, far right activists and fascists marched through central London on Sunday 6 May. We want to set this event in a wider context – how the far right is operating across Europe and America and how the event marks a new departure even from previous mobilisations by Tommy Robinson and the Football Lads Alliance.
Fascism and a Hungarian town: paramilitaries, vigilante border patrols and the man who would be Jobbik’s new leader
As I drove into the town the first sign that greets me reads, “Migrants NOT welcome here.” Further down the street there’s another sign: no mosques, no Muslims and no LGBT+ people here. Welcome to the town of Ásotthalom in southern Hungary.
We started this blog in February 2014, in a tearing hurry. Now we’ve finally got round to an upgrade. Here are the details, plus some of our favourite posts from the past four years.
Stephen Lawrence exclusive: how two gangs’ racist rivalry led to murder, the getaway and how the police were ‘bought’
To mark the 25th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s death, we republish here our exclusive three-part investigation into the background to his murder, based on detailed conversations with an individual associated with criminal underworld figures linked to the families of the men who killed him.