Anti-racism protest prevents racist rally

Hundreds of anti-racist protestors rallied on the steps of Flinders St on Friday April 9th and successfully prevented a planned racist/fascist rally "Against Immigration and Islam". The protesters from leftist, union and religious groups rallied under the banner "Unite Against Racism".

For more information on the rally click on
The Age Video
Socialist Alliance Blog
Antifa Blog
Leader News Article with link to pictures
India Times



Some photos from the Melbourne protest on Friday here:

Ah! Thanks, flowerpower. You beat me to it - by a week...

More photos HERE.

The reason that the Muslims did not show up in force to the rally is that the police went to the mosques and ICV and lobbied them not to show. I know that it is wrong of me to tell this but I have to because police interference in politics is worse.