counterdemonstrator


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someone who demonstrates in opposition to another demonstration

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Loy, 28, one of about 20 counterdemonstrators at the rally, said she was standing in the midst of the gay-marriage opponents holding a sign that read "No Discrimination in the Constitution" when Mr.
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Loy, who was one of about 20 counterdemonstrators who attended the City Hall rally.
Payson, pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester, said he attended the rally as a counterdemonstrator and saw Mr.
The Court recounted that only two years earlier, a civil rights demonstration was disrupted by 400 counterdemonstrators who hurled racial slurs and beer bottles at civil rights activists.
Bloody fighting broke out as they clashed with counterdemonstrators, one of whom was killed when a self-described neo-Nazi drove his car into a crowd of people.
The attack came after the rally in this Virginia college town had descended into chaos with violent brawling between attendees and counterdemonstrators and authorities had forced the crowd to disband.
When they were met by counterdemonstrators, some responded with violence.
Among those who were scheduled to speak were Joe Biggs, formerly a writer for the conspiracy-theory website Infowars, and Kyle Chapman, a far-right activist charged with beating counterdemonstrators with a wooden pole during a clash at the University of California in Berkeley earlier this year, although it is unclear if either man attended.
Boston on Saturday became the latest city to march in a so-called free speech rally with thousands more showing up in downtown as counterdemonstrators speaking out against hate groups.
A woman was killed at that Unite the Right rally, and scores of others were injured, when a car plowed into counterdemonstrators.
I use the term "organisation" very loosely, because the 30 who turned up, hell-bent on trouble, were easily contained by police as well as being heavily outnumbered by counterdemonstrators.
In Eugene, at least, no counterdemonstrators showed up to voice their support of the Malheur occupiers.
Police said that around 1,700 protesters from the anti-Islam Pegida movement were kept apart from 1,300 counterdemonstrators in simultaneous protests outside the city's main train station.
The demonstration went well beyond what we had expected, and many of the counterdemonstrators engaged in behavior I was embarrassed about, such as throwing eggs at the peace demonstrators.