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Antifa

"Outside agitators", "ANTIFA", conspiracy theories and disinformation

A compilation of arguments addressing some of the claims and conspiracy theories that have been circulating about "outside agitators" and "ANTIFA" in recent days. These were originally posted as social media threads by Crimethinc and It's Going Down.

"You picked a fight with the state, we will grind you into dust". How a Russian activist was tortured

Dmitry Pchelintsev and his wife Angelina

Dmitry Pchelintsev, one of the defendants in the "network case" in Russia, has given testimony in court about how he was tortured

Russian security services may have used agent provocateur to frame up anti-fascists

A Russian newspaper has published evidence that the FSB used a neo-Nazi agent provocateur to try to entrap defendants in the "Network" case, who were then arrested and tortured

Montana Wobblies, Antifa Out-Organize Nazis

Report on an antifascist mobilisation in Whitefish, Western Montana, where neo-nazis had called for an armed rally against Jewish residents.

Building Working-Class Defense Organizations: An Interview with the Twin Cities GDC

First of May Anarchist Alliance interviewed Erik D., Secretary of Twin Cities IWW-General Defense Committee (GDC) Local 14. The GDC which has grown to approximately 100 members in Minnesota has become an important pole of struggle for pro-working-class revolutionaries on a number of different fronts, most significantly the year-long struggle against police killings and brutality.

How Are Racist Organizations Responding to the Charleston Shooting and Confederate Flag Controversy?

As movements attempt to deal with the tragic church shooting, and the growing movement to remove the Confederate Battle Flag from public venues, how are organized neo-fascist organizations responding?

‘The Desire for Justice Has Not Faded’ – Russian political prisoner Alexei Gaskarov

Alexei Gaskarov

Russian political prisoner and anti-fascist activist ALEXEI GASKAROV looks back in this article at 15 years of anti-fascist activity in Russia

Keeping fascists off the streets in North West London

This Saturday will see the South East Alliance hold their third attempted march in Cricklewood, a diverse working class area in North West London. The South East Alliance will be opposed by local residents and anti-fascists from across the capital.

Rules of engagement - Antifa

London anti-fascists gather at Cable Street mural

Tactics and organisational rules adopted by the militant London Antifa group which had a number of successes against the far-right through the mid-noughties.

Antifa - Chasseurs de skins

Documentary about the rise of neo-nazi skinhead culture in 1980s Paris and how they were countered by a militant, multicultural underground movement. Contains interviews with participants recounting the subcultures and the street fights which made up their lives at the time.