The rallying point for the fascist demo. No fascists! Anti-fascist campaigners in Glasgow successfully stopped a far right organisation from rallying last night. The far right “Christian Nationalist” Britain First had planned a demonstration, with a ra …

The rallying point for the fascist demo. No fascists!

The rallying point for the fascist demo. No fascists!

Anti-fascist campaigners in Glasgow successfully stopped a far right organisation from rallying last night. The far right “Christian Nationalist” Britain First had planned a demonstration, with a rallying point at Cessnock underground station on the south side of the city.

But anti-fascists organised a counter demonstration, and intimidated fascists failed to appear.

This statement from anti-fascist organisers:

Where was Britain First?

Nazi Britain First stood us up tonight in Glasgow! Where was the leadership? Despite the menacing talk and threats, they were a no show at 7.30 pm tonight at Cessnock Subway – their publicly advertised meeting place and time. On the Britain First Facebook page they were “Calling all loyal Scottish Patriots” to come join them at this time.

Looks like they didn’t bother!

Eventually towards the end about 5 members of Nazi Britain First straggled out of neighbouring side streets, close to our counter demo and were quickly opposed to shouts of “Nazi scum ofF our streets”.

It was apparent from Britain First’s lack of appearance tonight, that they do not have the confidence, the leadership or cadre to take to the streets (pre-announced) and be challenged by organised local communities and workers. Britain First prefer to arrive unannounced and to invade mosques during the daytime where their only challenge is elderly Muslim elders.

We need to make sure Nazi Britain First remains small and to help push them back into the gutter from where they came. We need to be organised and unite our communities and workplaces to oppose Nazis when they come to town. UAF Edinburgh will be doing just that this Saturday in Berwick to help oppose the racist and Nazi SDL and North East infidels.


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Walton Pantland

South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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