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News :: Politics : Race
Counter-Protesters Outnumber Alt-Right 1,000 to 1 On Boston Common
19 Aug 2017
August 19, 2017 - A handful of alt-right filth invaded Boston Common today for a "free speech" rally, but were driven out of the city by 40,000 counter-protesters. This in stark contrast to the previous such event in May in which antifascists were isolated and outnumbered by white supremacists.
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Counter-Protesters Outnumber Alt-Right 1,000 to 1
Unicorn Riot reports "The far-right crowd of roughly 40 to 50 participants was hustled onto police wagons near the Public Garden then routed along Tremont St., through Chinatown and according to several sources, South Station...

Large groups circulated throughout Beacon Hill and Tremont Street. Near the Boylston Street MBTA Green Line station at Tremont and Boylston, police used mace and force to push crowds of counter-protesters."

Redditor PatchWork- has this to say: "Some of the supremacists decided to come back, all of them were physically chased out of the common by groups of hundreds. Many of them were forced to run and have police drag them away, shielding them from trash and debris being thrown."

Boston police are reporting 27 arrests, but a legal observer contacted by Boston Indymedia believes that a few of them are right wingers. Watch this site for updates!

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