Skip to comments.Moscow bans anti-fascist rally
Posted on 11/28/2005 11:36:23 AM PST by lizol
Moscow bans anti-fascist rally
The city of Moscows decision to ban an anti-fascist march that was slated for Sunday was criticized. The authorities have made it clear to us who they consider as their allies. Anti-fascists are not counted among them, the organizing committee of the march said in a statement.
The proposed march was seen by its initiators as a response to the Nov. 4 procession of some 1,000 ultra-nationalists in downtown Moscow with xenophobic and anti-Semitic banners and chanting.
The participants in that march which was held with permission of the city administration also called for Russia to cleanse itself of immigrants and non-Russian minorities. Some of them were seen giving Nazi salutes and sporting swastikas.
On Sunday, police briefly detained some of the organizers of the anti-fascist event for holding an unapproved rally near the Moscow mayors office to protest the cancellation of the anti-fascist march.
The Roosians won't put up with moveon.org.
Good for them.
You know, the authorities are fear to acknowledge the existence of fascism in Russia. So the permition for anti-fascist march automatically acknowledges fascism.
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