Anti-Fascist Action (AFA) is a non-hierarchical, autonomous network of political groups whose goal is to smash fascism and other forms of oppression. The two-flags Antifa logo is inspired by the original logo of the Antifaschistische Aktion a militant anti-fascist organization in Germany that existed from 1932 to 1933. It remains a widely used symbol of militant anti-fascism. The black flag represents anarchism and the red flags represent communists, both united against fascism.
Anti-Fascist Action was refounded in the UK in 1985 by a wide range of anti-racist and anti-fascist organizations. It was active in fighting far-right organizations, particularly the National Front a… Read more
The Three Arrows symbol was first used as a symbol of the resistance against Nazism in 1932, representing opposition against monarchism, nazism, and authoritarian communism. Today, the Three Arrows symbol is popularly used within the Antifa movement in the United States, along with flags based on the symbol of Antifa in Germany. Anarchists and anti-fascists frequently use the symbol, usually against authoritarianism, fascism, and authoritarian socialism.
¡No pasarán! means 'they shall not pass' - the slogan comes from the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s, and was used by the anti-fascists fighting against Francisco Franco and the Falangists as a rallying cry in defense of Madrid. The phrase is used to express determination to defend a position against an enemy.