London Antifascist Assembly Mobilises – Report on August the 9th

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Last Saturday, on the 3rd of August, all the usual suspects piled onto the streets of central London in support of grifting class traitor Tommy Robinson, currently in prison for jeopardising the trial of a paedophile ring. In response, groups from across London and beyond organised a counter mobilisation to ensure that Tommy Robinson supporters knew they and their far right politics were not welcome.

Background

August the 3rd was especially important because it was the first major mobilisation for the London Antifascist Assembly (LAFA), a coalition of individuals and groups that was formally created in early 2019, but traces its roots back the antifascist mobilisations of the second half of 2018.

The need for such a coalition grew out of the disaster that was the counter mobilisation of Jun 9th, 2018. On that day we saw the largest ever British far right…

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