NO PEGIDA / ALL LONDON ANTIFASCIST BLOC + ANTIFA PARTY
If you can’t make it to Oxford this coming Saturday, head over to London and join the All London Antifascist Bloc against PEGIDA, meeting at 4pm in front of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.
London FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/854737571216364/
Oxford FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1618170855087109/
4pm Saturday 4th April
In front of National Gallery
Trafalgar Square (North Side)
PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West) is the name of an anti-Islamic, anti-left movement in Germany that rose dramatically to prominence after mobilising tens of thousands of white German citizens to their weekly demonstrations. Many of the German far-right participated and formed a large proportion of those that attended. What followed after the demonstrations were racist attacks of migrants and refugees. The story is all too familiar, when reactionaries take to the streets, minorities, non-whites, trade unions and “lefties” become the target of attacks. PEGIDA act as a lobby group aiming to mobilise and spread reactionary support that focuses the target towards a perceived Islamification of the west.
PEGIDA UK are trying to gain ground and mimic the rapid rise of this movement in the UK. Though overshadowed by groups like the EDL, PEGIDA…
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