IWAGB protest in support of Indian Farmers

In Leicester, IWAGB stood with thousands of people who took to the streets in their vehicles in protest of a bill which aims to take away the rights of Indian Farmers. Leicester Mercury featured the protest here:

Leicester stands united against EDL threat on Saturday

Asian, black and white people are uniting against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Leicester this Saturday. This is still vital, though the EDL have been banned from “marching”. Unite Against Fascism (UAF) has called a protest in the city centre against the EDL’s plans to march. More than 150 people packed into a public meeting last Sunday in the heart of Leicester’s Sikh community to discuss the response to the EDL protest. The Indian Workers Association (IWA) Leicestershire branch called the meeting and it took place in one of the city’s main Gurdwaras (Sikh place of worship). Sital […]

May blocks Leicester marches

Monday, 4 October 2010 12:00 AM  Police ready to block Leicester march By staff Home secretary Theresa May has banned marches in Leicester on the day that the English Defence League had planned to protest. The right-wing group had planned to march around the city on October 9th and was facing a counter-protest by Unite Against Fascism. That has now been cast into doubt after Ms May authorised an order imposing a blanket ban on marches in the city this Saturday. Source: