The Defence Fund received a thank-you note from Oleg recently, after we sent him some material support to help counter the lingering consequences of a fascist attack against him. Here’s what he had to say: “Dear comrades, I am very grateful to you for your help and solidarity, I truly appreciate your support and care.Thank you very much for the financial help. I collect various documents … Continue reading Thanks From Oleg
Sometimes we feel like all we do here at The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund is tell y’all about terrible things happening to antifa and awful situations they find themselves in that we need to come together to help them get through. But we don’t do enough to let you know what happens after … Continue reading Good News For A Change.
Well, things are certainly heating up and we’re not just talking about the weather! We’ve been extremely busy here at The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund. Here’s what we got up to just in the last couple of weeks: You might recall from our last post that a Pride event in Hamilton, Canada was attacked … Continue reading Summer’s Heating Up!
It’s been a brutal winter, hasn’t it? But neither rain nor sleet nor snow no subzero temperatures nor deadly windchill could keep antifascists from their appointed rounds of keeping the streets nazi-free, which means that some of our antifa friends got into a bit of a jam as a result. Here’s how The International Anti-Fascist … Continue reading March 2019 – Quarterly Report
The thing about fascist violence is that the consequences don’t just end after the event itself. The ramifications can continue for years and years. Such has been the case for two anti-fascists The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund has supported in the past – one in Portland, OR. and another in Helsinki, Finland. Luke is a … Continue reading Getting Better.
Apologies for the delay of several weeks getting this report up for your perusal. Here is what The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund got up to in the first three months of 2018: We helped our friend Oleg pay for some medicine he needs to mitigate the harm done to him by a fascist assault; We … Continue reading March 2018 – Quarterly Report
Oleg Serebrennikov is a Russian journalist and well-known antifascist in Izhevsk. In 2004, a group of about twenty neo-nazis armed with clubs and knives attacked him. He spent three months in the hospital recovering from his injuries. During his time in the hospital, neo-nazis visited him, threatening to kill him if he pursued charges. One … Continue reading We’re Not Going Anywhere.
And what a year it’s been! When we established The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund back in June 2015, we believed there was both a need for a standing fund to help anti-fascists and anti-racists around the world who were in some sort of trouble as a direct result of their stand against hate. We also … Continue reading The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund: 2016-2017 Annual Report
The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund was recently called on to help out two European anti-fascists at the same time. Oleg is a Russian anti-fascist that was permanently injured neo-nazi filth in an attack in 2004. His injuries have required expensive ongoing medicine and treatment ever since. While some people would be understandably intimidated by this … Continue reading Antifa Love From Russia To Sweden!
In its first six months, The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund has: received over $1700U.S./1600EUR in donations from supporters in eight countries supported two dozen anti-fascists in Australia, Belarus, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the U.S. received endorsements from The Torch Anti-Fascist Network (U.S.) and Föreningen Fånggruppen (Sweden) developed two ways to accept donations: as a monthly … Continue reading December 2015 – Quarterly Report