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Far-right attacks escalate after BNP election defeats

Publié par Clifford Armion le 27/05/2011

Matthew Taylor

"Far-right activists have attacked trade union meetings and anti-racist groups in the past month in what campaigners and politicians say is an escalating campaign of intimidation and violence.

"In the latest incident, a 20-strong group hurled concrete pillars, glass and rocks at a meeting on multiculturalism organised by Labour councillors in Barking, east London.

""It was terrifying," said Beverley, 48, an NHS worker who was hit by a rock, leaving her hand so badly damaged that she needed surgery and was on a drip in hospital for three days. "These people seem to think they can bully and intimidate people into staying away.""

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"Far-right attacks escalate after BNP election defeats", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2011. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/far-right-attacks-escalate-after-bnp-election-defeats