Thousands of fascists and other far-right extremists marched through Warsaw on Saturday 11 November, dominating Poland’s Independence Day with one of the largest gatherings in Europe, a rally where banners of white supremacy and red-and-white Polish flags were waved, alongside signs equating Islam with terrorism and signs denouncing same-sex marriage.
Thanks to the collaboration of artist and UNITED activist Banu Cennetoğlu from Turkey, the Tagesspiegel newspaper in Berlin has published a 48-page supplement today including the UNITED ‘List of Deaths’ to mark the International Day Against Fascism on 9 November.
Mr. Günter Demnig, an artist from Munich came to Prague again on the 19th of September 2017 in order to place seventeen new Stolpersteine (Stones of the Vanished) at five different addresses where those seventeen Jewish people had been living in Prague before their deportation to concentration camps, in memory of the Porges, Hartmann and Götz families.
Report from Days IV-V of the UNITED conference Rewind Radicalism: Building up strategies against extremism, taking place near Prague, CZ from 7-12 April 2017.
Report from Day III of the UNITED conference Rewind Radicalism: Building up strategies against extremism, taking place near Prague, CZ from 7-12 April 2017.
Report from Days I-II of the UNITED conference Rewind Radicalism: Building up strategies against extremism, taking place near Prague, CZ from 7-12 April 2017.
This year, to mark the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism on 9 November, and Human Rights Day on 10 December, UNITED is coordinating a campaign to celebrate Human Rights Superheroes – people from past and present who made great contributions – and often great sacrifices – to defend the rights of others.
René Cassin’s James Masters looks back at the Battle of Cable Street, when a coalition of Jews, Irish dockworkers, socialists and trade union activists prevented Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists from marching through the East End of London.
UNITED announces the 2016 edition of our annual 9 November International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism campaign. This year’s campaign will focus on the topic of the “Human Rights Superheroes” who show us that we don’t have to hate.
UNITED would like to express solidarity with our friend and colleague Alena Krempaska of Human Rights Institute, who was brutally attacked on Monday evening.