Boston counterprotest march photos

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A crowd gathered to march through the streets of Boston on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism. Boston police estimated the size of the crowd participating in the march to the Common at about 15,000.

A counterprotester, part of a small group who
(Credit: AP / Michael Dwyer)

A counterprotester, part of a small group who remained on the street hours after a "Free Speech" rally was staged by conservative activists, scuffles with a security guard and police Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the name
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A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the name of President Donald Trump, right, argues with a counterprotester after being hit by a flying plastic bottle of water near a "Free Speech" rally staged by conservative activists Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

Counterprotesters of the Boston 'Free Speech' Rally march
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Counterprotesters of the Boston 'Free Speech' Rally march toward Boston Commons on Aug. 19, 2017.

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A counterprotester, who opposed people holding a conservative
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

A counterprotester, who opposed people holding a conservative freedom of speech rally, walks near Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Boston police take a counterprotester into custody as
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Boston police take a counterprotester into custody as counterprotesters, who opposed people holding a conservative freedom of speech rally, clashed with police at the corner of Tremont and West streets near Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Counterprotesters yell out at Tremont and West Streets
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Counterprotesters yell out at Tremont and West Streets near Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Boston police take a counterprotester into custody as
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Boston police take a counterprotester into custody as counterprotesters, who opposed people holding a conservative freedom of speech rally, clashed with police at the corner of Tremont and West Streets near Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

Boston police clash with counterprotesters who opposed people
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Boston police clash with counterprotesters who opposed people holding a conservative freedom of speech rally at the corner of Tremont and West Streets near Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

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Boston police hold back counterprotesters at Tremont and
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Boston police hold back counterprotesters at Tremont and West Streets near Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, after a rally held by a conservative free speech group ended.

Counterprotesters hold signs before conservative organizers begin a
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Counterprotesters hold signs before conservative organizers begin a planned "Free Speech" rally on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Police Commissioner William Evans said Friday that 500 officers, some in uniform, others undercover, would be deployed to keep the two groups apart. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

State and city police inspect people arriving for
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State and city police inspect people arriving for a "Free Speech" rally on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. The permit for the rally came with severe restrictions, including a ban on backpacks, sticks and anything that could be used as a weapon.

Counterprotesters chant at the Statehouse before a planned
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Counterprotesters chant at the Statehouse before a planned "Free Speech" rally by conservative organizers begin on the adjacent Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

A counterprotester, left, confronts a professed supporter of
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A counterprotester, left, confronts a professed supporter of President Donald Trump at a "Free Speech" rally by conservative activists on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched through downtown Boston on Saturday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism ahead of a rally being staged by conservative activists a week after a Virginia demonstration turned deadly. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Counterprotesters wait for the start of a planned
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Counterprotesters wait for the start of a planned "Free Speech" rally on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

Counterprotesters, rear, listen to a conservative activist, right,
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Counterprotesters, rear, listen to a conservative activist, right, before a planned "Free Speech" rally on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

Counterprotesters chant at the Statehouse before a planned
(Credit: AP / Michael Dwyer)

Counterprotesters chant at the Statehouse before a planned "Free Speech" rally by conservative organizers begins on the adjacent Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.

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