imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Subscribe Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

CopWatch LA

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List





IMC Network: www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech
printable version - js reader version - email this article - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Protester Physically Attacked by Anti Nazi Censors

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

Angry Crowd Erupts In Judgement And Physically Attacks Non Nazi Counter Demonstrator / Photo Set 1 of 1

Protester Physically...
img_8681.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

About a half an hour before the demonstration for The National Socialist Front or The American Neo Nazi Party began, a murmur went through the left side of the counter protesting crowd. A shouting match had started between two of the counter protesters. A crowd began to gather around the two men. A white haired activist wearing a t-shirt that read "eracism" who was holding an AnsweLA.org sign was arguing with a man who was holding a bullhorn and a sign that read, " Chri$tianity = Pagani$m = Heatheni$m = Naziism ..... Burn In Hell " The sign used a small swastika to finish the ambiguous statement instead of spelling out naziism. The man's sign also had two marriage equality stickers on the back.

The crowd quickly grew more rabid and began to shout down the now perceived "Nazi". He shouted through his bullhorn that he was exercising his right of free speech whereupon the growing crowd shouted back that he had no free speech rights. At this point several of the anti-Nazi counter protesters began to tear the demonstrator's sign from his hands. A few seconds later the man began to receive kicks and blows to the head from the rapidly advancing crowd.

They pushed him to the ground.

His sign was torn to shreds.

The counter-protester that participated in the initial altercation pulled away from the fracas.

At this point the police presence for this certain altercation was completely absent.

The assaulted protester pushed himself up from the ground, now with the help of a few nonviolent people.

The crowd continued to assault him with kicks, punches and perhaps bicycles.

A number of people, perhaps five to ten or so began to defend the assaulted protester. One man in particular probably saved a life by covering the victims head with his torso and hands absorbing the multiple kicks and punches coming from the mob of counter-protesters.

The good Samaritans pulled the fellow up and tried to run him down the street to safety but the assaultive crowd grew and continued the attack. They repeatedly hit him, kicked him. and again knocked him to ground.

There was a line of officers holding back the crowd from L.A. City Halls south lawn about 50 to 80 yards from the beatings.

However, still no police assistance.

Several women tried to assist the victim by walking him away to safety but he was attacked yet again, whereupon he ran and then fell to the ground against the curb.

The crowd descended on him again while his protectors vigorously surrounded him making a human chain of protection around the mistakenly perceived Nazi..

At this point a group of policemen came to the mans aid, pushing away all attackers or protectors and then proceeding to escort the victim to safety. On their return to the south lawn they formed a phalanx as angry anti-nazi protesters taunted them shouting slogans that equivocated the Ku Klux Klan and the L.A.P.D.

The victim seemed to have minor contusions, bruises and some bleeding. He was ambulatory however; walking out with the police escort.

Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


1

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

1...
img_8466.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x777

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


2

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

2...
img_8671.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


3

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

3...
img_8472.jpgnx6xnm.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


4

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

4...
img_8474.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


5

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

5...
img_8477.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


6

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

6...
img_8478.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


7

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

7...
img_8479.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x494

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


8

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

8...
img_8499.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


9

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

9...
img_8506.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


10

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

10...
img_8512.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


11

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

11...
img_8519.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x690

This person with others probably saved the beating victims life.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


12

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

12...
img_8529.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


13

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

13...
img_8530.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


14

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

14...
img_8541.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


15

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

15...
img_8544.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

The man is begging the crowd to stop.
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


16

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

16...
img_8585.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


17

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

17...
img_8556.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x383

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


18

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

18...
img_8590.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x375

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


19

by Robert Stuart Lowden Sunday, Apr. 18, 2010 at 10:12 PM
rlowden@earthlink.net

19...
img_8611.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

error
Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 22 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Hmmm a Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 at 1:22 AM
a bunch of morons g Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 at 9:43 AM
stop j.p. Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 at 12:04 PM
Irony Joey Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 at 12:22 PM
speaking of which real humanity there Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 at 1:05 PM
totally sad frenzy Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 at 11:05 PM
All wingnuts should be treated the same hehe Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 at 2:59 AM
Mr Scott.T Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 at 3:40 AM
huh?? rtf Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 at 3:34 PM
maybe a JDL MAYBE A JDL ? Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 at 11:53 AM
looked like a safu trip Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 at 1:04 PM
Backwards swastika Abby Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 at 5:47 AM
really? we don't know who Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 at 5:52 AM
noise of secondaries cooking off that's right Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 at 8:51 AM

Local News

Stop Circus Animal Suffering – Protestors Urge Audiences to Shun the Wild Animal Circus S07 5:57PM

Nuclear Shudown News Aufust 2016 A30 3:46PM

WIKIpedia is not what we readers Thought nor is it even current about Pacifica or KPFK A24 3:10PM

"KPFK has a $500,000 deficit “ !! Can this be true? A19 6:10AM

Nuclear Shutdown News July 2016 A01 1:36PM

A 99-page report "Election fraud" from Election Justice USA A01 4:14AM

INDY's KPFK radio program being eliminated ? too ? J10 4:57PM

Bertolt Brecht Testifies Before the House Un-American Activities Committee (1947) 2 min J02 3:04PM

Pacifica-KPFK Archives, director resignation J18 4:50PM

SAVE KPFK & PACIFICA: VOTE IN THIS CRUCIAL ELECTION! J18 3:39PM

KPFK radio elections for LSB coming Quick ! J18 1:05PM

KPFK Local Station Board Elections In-Progress J13 11:31AM

Black Lives Matter Activist Jasmine Abdullah Sentenced Three Months in Jail on Attempted Lynching Charge J09 2:08AM

Why are the Park Rangers making it even more difficult for the homeless in Los Angeles? J04 3:11PM

Bernie Sanders in Lincoln Heights M23 8:23PM

Los Angeles Sit-In to Fight Voter Suppression M18 4:28AM

War Within California's 46th CD M13 11:42AM

NPR's David Greene & Alison Aubrey along with David Ludwig Shill For Factory Farm Eggs M13 7:55AM

2016 AT&T Shareholders engaged by Communications Workers of America D9 Activists M12 11:43PM

Communications Workers of America District 9 Action at AT&T Shareholders M12 9:38PM

Voter Registration at ELAC M10 3:31PM

LA Times Fails to Cover Protest Against Clinton M07 9:15PM

Violence Against Poor In Venice A29 12:59PM

California Safe Schools Honors 11 Year Old Daniel Randall A25 2:25PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Sylvia Opens October 13 at Odyssey Theatre; Tanna Frederick Stars S27 5:56PM

Sylvia Opens October 12 at Odyssey Theatre; Tanna Frederick Stars S27 5:44PM

International Community Rallies to Protect a Monkey Species for the First Time in 30 Years S27 4:44PM

Causes of Great Problems Faded Out in Elections S27 5:57AM

Final Shot Trucchi S27 5:04AM

Cost of not caring: THE FINANCIAL AND HUMAN TOLL FOR NEGLECTING THE MENTALLY ILL S26 9:39PM

USA's President Has Almost No Power Over fbi / cia assassins S26 9:14PM

Cuba Liberates „Miss Burqa“ From Guantanamo S26 7:10AM

Dennis Mahon and Auntie Racist S26 6:58AM

This is your country, your people, not mine S25 7:46PM

Castle Clash Tips & Tricks S25 8:45AM

Datologie S25 12:47AM

Counterintelligence Operations Against A Target Are Global S24 8:15AM

Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC S23 3:18PM

Paraphysique de l'aplasie S23 2:37AM

The Shortwave Report 09/23/16 Listen Globally! S22 5:34PM

Philippines: The Punisher's dirty war on drugs S21 11:50PM

Final Shot Astuce Gem Tricks S21 3:58PM

How to get rid of fleas by Robert George Tronge S21 11:52AM

SB Game Hacker is ready to work S21 10:06AM

Joanna Lumley slams CITES’ rhino horn proposal S21 9:24AM

KPFK :must VOTE by 9/30 to local board. S21 9:02AM

NBA 2K17 Prelude Download Australia/New Zealand on PS4 and Xbox One S21 5:29AM

Power Elites: On the Great Illusion of Pluralist Liberalism S21 5:05AM

Chronicité intempestive S21 2:04AM

USA: Inhumane S20 5:49PM

Joanna Lumley slams CITES’ rhino horn proposal as ADI make a stand for the African elephan S20 5:22PM

Joanna Lumley slams CITES’ rhino horn proposal as ADI make a stand for the African elephan S20 5:20PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2003 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy