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Police protect Neo Nazis as they protest in Melbourne The Sky is Falling

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u/ftjlster 7d ago edited 5d ago

Mods will be handing out permanent bans for any users thinking this is a great opportunity for hate speech and general bigotry.

FYI the nazis and the terfs are protesting trans people. They think trans people are 'pedo freaks' and have been using that argument so often it's now a dog whistle.

Further information on this rally and the counter protest here: https://www.reddit.com/r/melbourne/comments/11smh7h/protest_in_the_cbd_this_saturday_against_the_tour/

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Update: Victoria to ban Nazi salute after 'disgusting' scenes at anti-trans protest

Today (Monday) it was confirmed that the government will move to ban the Nazi salute within months after the gesture was used at a protest attended by neo-Nazis at the weekend.

See also: Victorian government commits to banning Nazi salute within months

With thanks to u/SapereAudeAdAbsurdum here

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u/absurded 7d ago

What a pack of fucking losers.

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u/Karsvolcanospace 7d ago

I just can’t imagine how depraved someone has to be to call themself a Nazi. Clearly these people live vapid lives and have no one there to hold them back

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u/nomestl 6d ago

You just know they all refer to themselves as “Alpha males” too. Fucking losers alright, it’s beyond pathetic.

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u/snruff 7d ago

I thought nazi groups were formally listed as terrorist organisations, by law in Victoria, now?

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u/Fidelius90 7d ago

Yeah, me too? Confused as to why cops aren’t arresting the lot of them when they start to make the hand gestures.

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u/skipthedamned 7d ago

They won't arrest their buddies

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u/Philosophica89 7d ago

Or their sons. Literally

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u/quietthomas 7d ago edited 7d ago Take My Energy

Everyone needs to bookmark this post, remember this moment, and vote as far to the left as possible in every election from local, to state, to federal. This is totally unaccetable. The police Chief Commissioner Shane Patton needs to be fired immediately for allowing this travesty, and we all need to petition, email, and organize to that effect.

Minister for police

Hon. Anthony Carbines MP
Phone

03 9136 2888

Email Address

minister.carbines@justice.vic.gov.au

Website

https://new.parliament.vic.gov.au/members/anthony-carbines/

Portfolio

Minister for Police
Minister for Crime Prevention
Minister for Racing

Other Roles

Member for Ivanhoe
Minister for Crime Prevention
Minister for Racing

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u/dwooooooooooooo 7d ago

Seriously, imagine if this was a group of ISIS loving radicals on the steps of parliament. Would vicpol also protect them or immediately arrest them as a danger to the public?

Almost like “freedom of speech” is just a little bonus you get for being white.

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u/st0n3hb 7d ago

If they were Isis loving radicals they would have been raided and arrested by the SOG as soon as they were discovered.

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u/popoeyes 7d ago

in that case vicpol would plant someone to instigate a fight, disturbance or an illegal activity, so they have an excuse to stop the protest and arrest them

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u/ZeroVDirect 7d ago

A couple of specific groups have been listed but what we really need across Australia is to just stop tinkering at the edges with making it illegal to have nazi paraphernalia and just ban all nazi organisations outright like they did with ISIS/Al quada.

https://www.nationalsecurity.gov.au/what-australia-is-doing/terrorist-organisations/listed-terrorist-organisations

I believe National Socialist Order and Sonnenkrieg Division are nazi groups.

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u/gurugulab6969 7d ago

A Nazi Salute in Germany could land you in prison for 6 months. No matter which side you're on, there are certain things that shouldn't be just ignored.

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u/the_brunster 7d ago

"Funny" how so many of them have covered their faces.

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u/rocopotomus74 7d ago

Yep. If you have to hide your identity maybe you should rethink what you are doing

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u/The_Woman_of_Gont 7d ago edited 7d ago

I get what you're saying, but as a queer woman my mind goes back to the old Mike Wallace special on homosexuality where a lot of the interviews were conducted hiding the person's face due to how badly being outed could ruin your life. There's a pretty long history of perfectly innocent minority communities needing to hide their identity while advocating for themselves due to how the current system could destroy you for speaking out.

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u/The__Joker__ 6d ago

Suppressing your identity due to society not accepting the way you live. Fair

Suppressing your identity because you're openly emulating one of the darkest and most oppressive groups in human history and don't want everyone to know you're a giant piece of shit

Different story

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u/dwooooooooooooo 7d ago

Agree. It is bullshit that we tolerate these attention seeking goose-stepping freaks on the steps of our parliament.

They are just getting more and more emboldened. Ban the salute.

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u/cbass481 7d ago

they got escorted to the steps to take their little fuckin group photo on the steps, by vicpol. Disgusting.

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u/GrandmotherOlivia 7d ago

I’d also like to know how this is a good use of taxpayers money to have police time funded so these thirty - odd people can use symbolism that is abhorrent to our country, that our men and women - thousands of them - died to ensure its end, to attack a group of Australians who have done nothing wrong. How is this seen as a legitimate protest? Why are we funding the protection of this group? This is hate speech. Why was this allowed?

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u/vendilion Richmond 7d ago

Whenever there's a left wing rally in the CBD the cops forcibly keep them off the steps. Huge discrepancy in how either group is treated here, for all the "both sides" enablers to consider.

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u/JayBeeJB89 7d ago edited 6d ago

I feel the new laws outlawing nazi symbolism should be applied here? should have been arrested the second they did it

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u/Vkhenaten 7d ago edited 7d ago

They should be but sadly the law only seems to apply to displaying swastikas.

"3. What Nazi symbols are banned? The offence applies to public displays of the Hakenkreuz (more widely known as the Nazi symbol). Symbols that closely resemble the Hakenkreuz are also banned.

The Hakenkreuz is the most widely recognised symbol associated with Nazi ideology and is the most common symbol used to incite hatred towards members of the Victorian community."

https://www.vic.gov.au/fact-sheet-nazi-symbol-prohibition

It's fucking dumb that the law only applies to that one symbol. If they recognise that symbol as damaging they should also recognise the other relevant symbols and gestures as damaging.

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u/EnviousCipher 7d ago

Point 1, in my mind, covers it pretty clearly though. The salute is a very distinctive symbol of Nazi Germany, its extremely hard to interpret it as something else.

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u/MundanePlantain1 7d ago

Holy shit, Ive watched a lot of saturday night SBS and read a few books on WW2, had to look up Hakenkreuz for an explanation.

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u/Eihcal298 >Insert Text Here< 7d ago

These dudes (I’m not calling them men) should be locked up

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u/UnimaginativeLurker 7d ago

I wouldn't even call them "dudes". Just call them what they are; pieces of shit.

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u/alicesheadband 7d ago

We called them Cowards. They didn't like that.

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u/Nigel_melish01 7d ago

Where’s the Blues Brothers when ya need them….

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u/NickyDeeM 7d ago

Orange Whip?

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u/butch97 7d ago

I’ve always wanted to have an Orange Whip, they sound delicious.

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u/Professional-Kiwi176 7d ago

ORANGE WHIP, ORANGE WHIP, THEEE ORANGE WHIPS!!!

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u/uaphey 7d ago

Illinois Nazis, I hate Illinois Nazis.

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u/ConsultJimMoriarty Shit Shaker 7d ago

I’ve always loved you.

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u/HankSteakfist 7d ago

I hate CBD nazis...

<steps on accelerator>

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u/hillbillypolenta surely not everybody was kung-fu fighting? 7d ago

If someone owned a replica blues mobile it’d be a great troll to park it nearby when these fools are out and about… or cut some slow laps

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u/chemtrailsniffa 7d ago

Nice to see the self-hating paedophile freaks having a nice day out in their balaclavas on a 37 degree day

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u/chemtrailsniffa 7d ago

And I might add, if your group (in this case TERFs) has to throw your lot in with neo-nazis, then your cause is definitely a lost one.

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u/Horti_boi 7d ago

JFC, they should all be on a domestic terrorism list

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u/AngryQuoll 7d ago

Presumably they are

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u/Iluminous 7d ago

Hence the face coverings

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u/Fifth_Wall0666 7d ago Take My Energy

One bluetooth speaker and "It's Raining Men" and those Nazi's are gone.

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u/illuminatipr 7d ago

One water cannon and a few canisters of tear gas would be better.

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u/Fifth_Wall0666 7d ago

Watercanon for a gay wet t-shirt contest and you won't need gas for those Nazi tears.

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u/cbass481 7d ago

nah vic pol saved the pepper spray for trans kids and their allies

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u/Fifth_Wall0666 7d ago

Well now I'm sad and wearing a wet t-shirt.

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u/hypatiatextprotocol 7d ago

good thing the humidity's rising, barometer's gettin' low

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u/BadgerB2088 7d ago

The place to go is streets according to sources, all of them in fact...

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u/NitrousIsAGas 7d ago edited 7d ago

One angry mob let loose to stomp the fuck out of them would be best.

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u/alicesheadband 7d ago

Mate. We were an angry mob. The cops wouldn't let us near them.

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u/illuminatipr 7d ago

I'm thinking less than half a dozen black bloc lads could clean up these inbred shit stains.

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u/saugoof 7d ago

Reminds me of this. Still one of my favourite YouTube videos ever. https://youtu.be/Rs4P1kKK-5k

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u/Alucardthewise1476 7d ago

Waiting on "Focused Persons" units to arrest these terrorists like they did with Jordan Shank's production team for daring to criticise Pork Barilaro.

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u/BEST_TEST_N_THE_WEST 7d ago

Unless they're sworn as special constables in vic I don't reckon nswpol will be coming and arresting anyone here...

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u/rm0234 7d ago

NSW and Victoria are different states

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u/Automatic_Mouse_6422 7d ago

Hmm I thought the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act of 2001forbade conduct that incites hatred.

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u/westsideMELB 7d ago

If you are proud enough to march for what you stand for, then you should be proud enough to show your face!!! Otherwise you're just a coward

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u/Naive_Midnight735 7d ago

A stiff breeze looks like it'd knock those little maggots over. Acting all tough in a group but step up 1 on 1 and they'd drop their bottom lips

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u/MundanePlantain1 7d ago

Same wankers want to ban burqas 😂

Im not a fan of face coverings in general but I like my nazis clearly identifiable. Dutton for instance, really ought to cosplay in an S.S. uniform in parliament. He and his fed police brownshirts.

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u/puppet_master34 7d ago

Yea that’s what I was thinking!

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u/widgetww 7d ago

Why are they always masked? It's like they have something to hide.....

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u/Lamont-Cranston 7d ago

did the anti-vaxxers show up? how'd they feel about them wearing masks?

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u/Most_Conversation595 7d ago

a few of them had anti-vax signs, yes.

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u/dragonphlegm Sydney lurker 7d ago

anti vaxxers, transphobes and nazis all seem to come from the same general pool of people, hmm. they all have very conservative views it seems. what could this mean

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u/Ongr 7d ago

did the anti-vaxxers show up?

They're right there. The ones throwing nazi salutes.

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u/dartie 7d ago

I thought that they hated wearing masks 😷

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u/angrathias 7d ago

They prefer hoods usually

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u/Dhoraks 7d ago

They don't want people to see their chin that couldn't even help fold a king single bed sheet.

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u/tofufizza 7d ago

They are a bunch of pussy's. They would not dare to take their mask off because they would simply get bashed if they were to be seen elsewhere...

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u/vacri 7d ago

Probably get spanked by their mums if they're found out.

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u/smartazz104 7d ago

Nah they’d probably enjoy that.

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u/AliDeAssassin 7d ago

Why are they waving destroy pedo freaks flags? Are they heading to the church for some mayhem?

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u/Zestyclose_Ranger_78 7d ago edited 7d ago

Trans people and the lgbt community are the current genocide of choice for nazis across the world. They accuse the lgbt community as a whole and drag queens and trans people specifically as being ‘pedos’ to justify legal and social discrimination and intimidation.

ETA: I realise belatedly you’re being sarcastic and likely know all this but I’m going to leave it here for anyone reading the comments that isn’t aware of how close to mass killings of lgbt people we are all over the world.

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u/AliDeAssassin 7d ago

Oh I’ve seen that on twitter. There is a hashtag NOTADRAGQUEEN and people are posting the news reports of pedophiles arrested in their areas who are coincidentally never drag queens, trans or gay.

They really need to go after the youth pastors because for some reason they keep getting arrested

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u/gtodarillo 7d ago

Oh so the LGBTQ community is the new target?

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u/EnviousCipher 7d ago

Not new but the rhetoric has reached fantastical levels in the last couple of years, specifically against transgender people, with nearly 450 bills, and counting, designed to restrict the rights of trans people in various United States legislature assemblies.

And thats just the start.

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u/gtodarillo 7d ago

This makes me feel sad and flabbergasted at the same time. Honestly, the US seems to literally be regressing. Almost like what happened in Iran in the late 70s. Why is there a need to pick on or blame what is deemed a 'weaker or different' group for the fall of society? And why do some people listen? Ugh

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u/1Helofabutler23 7d ago

Always has been. Institute of sexual knowledge which had all of the documentation on trans and gay people was one of the first to go in the book burnings, and look where we are now.

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u/Zestyclose_Ranger_78 7d ago

Not new, the lgbt community has always been a target for nazis. But they’re the current overt target as trans issues have been in the media in recent years because of shit stains like JK Rowling etc. so it’s an easy tack for focusing hatred.

In the US, lawmakers are already heading for gay marriage etc. Then it’ll be immigrants and Jews. Same old playbook.

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u/Enneye 7d ago

We had a fucking world war about this shit. Just arrest these dumb cunts

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u/Longjumping_Brick_91 7d ago

How depressing. On a positive note, there’s only (for now at least) about 20 of those fuckin cowardly pricks (why else where balaclavas on a 30c+ day) compared to what looks like hundreds of decent counter protesters.

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u/Heritage-Heart 7d ago

It doesn't take many fascists to ruin things, they rely more on people: see the police in this instance, turning a blind eye.

Once you've got the cops leaving you alone you can have at whatever minority you're angry at that particular day, which sounds like what happend here.

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u/vengaboys_forever 7d ago

It’s a positive note for now until others feel embolden by these 20 chinless fucks and join in

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u/Chixxc08 7d ago

I'm counting way more. The largest number of them are on horseback and wearing cop costumes

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u/CaptainSharpe 7d ago

On one hand I "understand" why the cops have to do this.

On the other hand, what would ww2 veterans think? What would our Jewish communities think?

We're making it illegal to use the nazi swastika symbol. Why isn't it also illegal and not tolerated to be doing the nazi salute in an organised nazi thing?

On one hand you don't want to escalate this bullshit and have to deal with criminal stuff if someone seriously harmed one of the nazis as a counter protest... and you don't want a 'war' to break out between cops and the nazis or whatever.

But didn't we have to fight against this bullshit in ww2? Don't we have holocaust museums and holocaust education to remind people of why this shit shouldn't be tolerated? Not protected.

Freedom of speech has it's limits. But it doesn't appear to be the case here.

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u/quietthomas 7d ago

We also have, and have had a bunch of actual Holocaust survivors from Melbourne, the survivor who was made to do the forearm number tattoos at the entrance to Auschwitz lived here until his death here in 2006. This video is an aboination, and increadibly disrespectful - and no cops don't have to do this - they could easily arrest those Nazis, like they have done with countless leftist protests (whether the chargers stick or not). This is a total outrage.

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u/jdgordon 7d ago

Melbourne was/is home to the largest actual holocaust survivor community on the planet. Sadly there are not many left, this is disgraceful

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u/EamMcG_9 7d ago

I’m sorry,I just can’t take hate groups seriously when they wear short pants.

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u/Pixel_in_Valhalla 7d ago

Piss-weak little losers. Just an embarrassment to the country

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u/BarklyMcBarkface 7d ago

Why do these cowardly little boys need to hide there ugly incest cursed faces?

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u/NalaTheDoggo 7d ago

Do these dumb fucks not know we had a world war about this? It boggles my mind how someone could be that fucking stupid.

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u/wareena 7d ago

I don't know who these guys think is on their side but as a veteran I would like to tell these people to politely piss off somewhere else because this crap does not belong here in Melbourne or Australia for that matter.

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u/ConsultJimMoriarty Shit Shaker 7d ago

Husband is also a vet. Im not showing him this because he would want to go down there and start punching.

Not that I wouldn’t want to join in, but I would rather neither of us get arrested today.

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u/Deevious730 7d ago

I would be completely on board with the nazi salute being outlawed as a criminally offensive action for what it represents. I wonder if any of these f-wits had ancestors fight in WW2?

Police are in a no win situation here, the neo-nazi’s are clearly antagonising to get a response so they can be the “victims”.

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u/ant_vdb 7d ago

Seriously, we won a war so these muppets could F off

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u/Heritage-Heart 7d ago

Boomers didn't listen to their parents and now we have nazis again.

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u/cbass481 7d ago

nah fuck this. total apologia.

Police issued move on order, arrested and pepper sprayed non-nazi's at this same event.

They should be given a move on order immediately for disturbing public peace, and have the full weight of the law applied if they do not.

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u/Swingingbells 7d ago

They should be given a 'move on' order applied via bullbar, and then have the full weight of a divvy van applied to their ankles. Run those cunts over!

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u/Ok_Substance9153 7d ago

VicPol is in a no win situation? Here they are repeatedly kneeing a counter protestor in the back of the head after he's already been detained.

https://twitter.com/whatsdoinmedia/status/1636929330394845185?cxt=HHwWgsDSybOjxbctAAAA

Here is Nathan Bull, a nazi in this group, son of a Victorian police officer: https://twitter.com/WhiteRoseSocAU/status/1636895937338691586?cxt=HHwWhMDS9dWLtrctAAAA

Stop expecting VicPol to do anything other than protect Nazi's right to Nazi.

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u/Boyzen420 7d ago

it's weird that i actually went to school with this guy, i was never that close with him but we'd talk occasionally and he seemed like an okay kid, no more than a regular teenager that gets into a bit of trouble in the classroom, i had no clue he was ever like this, and only found out about a year ago what he'd been up to from a friend that only knew him a bit better than i did, it's crazy to see how messed up some people turn out.

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u/MundanePlantain1 7d ago

Any idea as to why he's beside a historical marker of albert jacka? Jacka earned a V.C fighting germans in ww1. He's signalling infiltration of australian society?

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u/Ok_Substance9153 7d ago

He's 'mogging' Jacka. Mogging refers to the act of asserting dominance on a 'lesser' male by flexing or whatever cringe shit. It's an incel term. He's attempting to show he's more alpha then a man who won the VC.

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u/FlappyClunge &gt;Insert Text Here&lt; 7d ago

That pathetic little cunt would fold like wet cardboard in the face of any situation V.C worthy.

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u/cum_fart_69 7d ago

some of those that work forces

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u/browsingfromwork 7d ago

Police are in a no win situation here, the neo-nazi’s are clearly antagonising to get a response

i dont understand? why is no win? one option obviously leads to a different outcome

  • Police dont attack nazis = public hate them, nazis love them, media complains

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  • police attack nazis = public love them, nazis hate them, media complains

tbh, to me, one outcome is vastly different. I guess the media and the nazis have more power behind closed doors than the public do.

the neo-nazi’s are clearly antagonising to get a response so they can be the “victims”.

I agree with this bit. neo nazi's always are victims.

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u/CaptainSharpe 7d ago

The swastika is being outlawed - so not sure why the nazi salute is also being outlawed?

I guess they could come up with some other physical symbol, but like, it's a start?

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u/localreporter 7d ago

Then arrest them for incitement or hate crimes. How is arresting Nazis a bad thing?

Police just don't want to arrest their mates.

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u/thepaleblue 7d ago

It seems like the context of why there are neo-Nazis heiling in Melbourne is getting lost - they were there in support of anti-trans personality Kellie-Jay Keen, who has been doing a series of absolute flop protests around Australia over the last couple of weeks. Nobody except the local neighbourhood white supremacists are coming out to support her.

If you want to piss off a Nazi, support trans rights.

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u/pelrun 7d ago

I support trans rights because it's just a good thing to do. Pissing off Nazi's is a bonus.

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u/founddumbded 7d ago edited 7d ago

they were there in support of anti-trans personality Kellie-Jay Keen

According to their own little Nazi news outlet, they were there to stop radical feminists from being the only ones speaking against trans rights activism, not to support her:

The rightful pushback against groomer propaganda cannot be allowed to be dominated by radical feminist atheists who will merely reinforce the gains of cultural Marxism.

More on their website:

Both the groomer ideology of “trans” activists and the lesbianism promoted by Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull are forms of Liberalism directed by the Globohomo regime at White people in order to undermine White families, birthrates and social cohesion. The Nationalists who protested in Melbourne and the Christians who protested in Sydney by contrast assert the traditional family, the Christian family, an approach grounded in nature.

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u/Dranzer_22 7d ago

This free reign has been going on for years now.

It's reached a stage where it makes Melbourne look really bad. Modern Australia in 2023 and Neo-Nazis are openly saluting on the steps of VIC Parliament.

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u/Siriacus Motorcyclist here! 7d ago

Now they mask up, sure.

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u/kevster013 7d ago

But arrest all them evil climate change protesters, amiright??

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u/-HouseProudTownMouse 7d ago

These Nazi dicks are blocking traffic.

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u/Krulman 7d ago

There’s a difference between freedom of speech and what is clearly explicitly hate speech. Outlaw this shit.

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u/JayBeeJB89 7d ago

any inference that you're calling for an enthostate direct or indirect should should have you detained by ASIO.

These are the guys who tried to recruit Brenton Tarrant

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u/Supersleeper70 🤜🏻🤛🏻 7d ago

Promoting themselves by hiding behind an issue we all despise. Absolute deceit.

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u/DIDiMISSsomethin 7d ago

I'm all for allowing anyone to peacefully protest, but the Nazis position is that certain people should be killed. It's not a policy position. It's a threat.

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u/Zestyclose_Ranger_78 7d ago edited 7d ago

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u/Katanachainsaw 7d ago

I'm with you. There is no tolerance for this shit. Let them see where their hateful and ignorant ideals get them in general society. Let them learn the hard lesson.

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u/CaptainSharpe 7d ago

Do these cops/their superiors watch an Indiana Jones film now and think "omg why aren't the police protecting the nazis! They're not stopping Indy from punching them in the face!"

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u/Zestyclose_Ranger_78 7d ago

‘So sad that Indiana Jones, once a symbol of traditional masculinity, has fallen victim to the woke hivemind virus and has turned his back on his proud European heritage. Fucking gays and feminists ruining our screen heroes’.

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u/DeanWhipper 7d ago

haha perfect impersonation,I've heard this exact drivel from these fuckheads before.

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u/_Gordon_Shumway 7d ago

Are they protecting them or making sure fights don’t break out?

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u/WolfKingofRuss 7d ago

Both, you have a freedom to demonstrate and protest in Australia and Victoria.
You just need to contact the council and make a booking about when and where this will be held to ensure everything will be kept above aboard and no violence or malicious practices will break out.

Keep in mind, that we still had anti vax rallies every fucking week for ages.

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u/MainlanderPanda 7d ago

You don’t need a permit to protest in Victoria. If the police become aware you’re planning a protest, they may contact you and ask you to cancel your protest or to agree to certain conditions, but you do not have to comply with those requests.

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u/WolfKingofRuss 7d ago

Thank you for the clarifications there. I'm just gonna go out on a limb and say that from the amount of police presence they did plan.

As there's only a handful of these wankers and they'd be scared of the retaliation they'd inevitably receive without any police presence to shield them

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u/taken_name 7d ago

They still fucking happen every weekend!

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u/wharblgarbl "Studies" nothing, it's common sense 7d ago

I feel like only one side is being intentionally provocative.

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u/dirtydigs74 7d ago

This is the mentality of bullies and hate groups. Their right to free speech must be upheld, at the same time as they lobby against the freedoms of others. They should never have been granted a permit.

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u/snrub742 7d ago

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police chose which way to face, I personally wouldn't turn my back on a nazi

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u/hypatiatextprotocol 7d ago

Let's be clear: they're protesting with anti-trans protesters at a rally for a visiting TERF speaker. They're "protecting" the TERFs.

The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.

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u/frantiqbirbpekk 7d ago

Oh that's what's happening? I was confused cause I know pedos are bad, and that Nazis were bad, so I was like?? You're basically on the same side??; But I'm guessing they're calling queer Folx pedos?

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u/hypatiatextprotocol 7d ago

Right now they're calling trans people pedos. I'm sure they'll find room in their busy saluting schedules to come after the rest of the queer community soon.

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u/frantiqbirbpekk 7d ago

long sigh im so fuckin tired dude can we just be allowed to fuckin exist please

Thank you for helping me understand, though, I appreciate it and I hope you're have a good day

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u/hypatiatextprotocol 7d ago

I get it. I'm sorry it sucks. I hear you.

Hey, our lil Reddit icons are wearing the same cardigan :)

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u/frantiqbirbpekk 7d ago

Thank you- and I was curious so I checked out your profile and saw the comments youve been making; thank you for snapping back at folx thatre trying to defend shit like the above, I'm glad there's people like you willing to stand up for the community :)

Hell yeah, rainbow jacket squaddd 🤙

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u/hypatiatextprotocol 7d ago

Hey thanks :) Sorry it was a stressful day. There are people out here defending the community 🤙

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u/Capital-Physics4042 7d ago

Not arresting these terrorists is a huge disrespect to all the soldiers and victims who fought/died in WW2

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u/oregon33 7d ago

SOME OF THOSE THAT WORK FORCES

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u/Remarkable_Custard 7d ago

I see people commenting about the Nazi solute, how we need laws, etc.

Honestly, these disgusting degenerates would only come up with something new.

What really blows me away, is the fact they have clear hate speech written of destroying people (imagine it said destroy Jews) and yet we allow it?

I’m sorry, we allow protests, I get that. Protesting to destroy people? Isn’t that fucking over the thin line between protesting and creating hate, wishing for harm, etc?

Disgusting the police didn’t arrest them on the spot for enticing violence, bigotry, hate speech, etc.

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u/2cpee 7d ago

A bloke I work with is a Bandido and they got arrested for going on a social ride not long ago by a joint vic/nsw and Qld police taskforce, but these dudes are getting a shield from cops while being terrorists? Good job aus police

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u/msdare111 7d ago

This scares the shit outta me seeing this. Makes me want to cry.

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u/IAmCaptainDolphin 7d ago

This makes me sick. These fucks belong 6 feet under.

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u/infamouspanda3737 7d ago

i miss the good old days when we fought nazis.

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u/sam102413 7d ago

Cannot believe our govt to allow this..appalled at our criminal system ..we are too soft making it very dangerous for the rest of us..

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u/Apocalypsox 7d ago

If your ideology advocates genocide you should not be met with civility or police protections.

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u/doggie_smalls 7d ago

Soooooo, what was that about banning swastikas in Victoria again?

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u/gtodarillo 7d ago

My Poppa's brother was unfortunately killed by a landmine somewhere between 42-45 fighting the germans. Imagine what he would think if he saw this in 2023 in Australia. His brother (my poppa), saved to come to Australia from italy (escaping fascism and Mafia which was the option if you were poor) and once settled, he slowly brought his mother and sisters here too for a better life. What exactly are they protesting? What is the meaning of their sign and who are they referring too? I'm sure everyone in this thread is well versed in ww2. But for those that don't know anything about ww2, death camps, genocide, human experimentation, making product from excessive human body waste etc please educate yourself. I had to learn on my own time as no one would discuss it. Education is the only way to keep the memory alive and to prevent history repeating itself. If you can go and stand in a gas chamber as I did, look at the crematorium in the next room, look up at the chimneys that are still covered in the soot of human remains. Stand next to the electric barb wire fences and think about those that ended their lives by running into it BC they couldn't take the horror.

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u/lg1106 7d ago

I’d put money on several of those guys either not being able to see their kids unsupervised or not being allowed within 500 meters of a school.

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u/pas0003 7d ago

I'm so confused... Are these some sort of Nazi wannabes, who are demanding that homosexuals suffer some sort of discrimination, while being protected? Isn't that some sort of hate speech? Isn't hate speed w criminal offense? (I have no idea)

Why is giving Nazi salutes tolerated?

Last time I saw a Nazi salute, it was by a RuZZian man living in Oakleigh, who called me a Nazi for protesting to RuZZia invasion of Ukraine, who then proceeded to give me a Nazi salute.

This sort of shit should not be tolerated, let alone while holding the Australian flag!

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u/Dust-Explosion 7d ago

Climate activist jail time, proud nazi seig hailing on the steps of parliament go for it. The police force will completely protect you. What message does this send to the World?

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u/holymoly72 7d ago

I watched 8 police drag a man in his 70's+ when the climate protest was on. 8 fucking police on an old man who was on the pavement and crossing with us at southern cross station. He had a sign in his hand. That was his only sun. Fuck the police. ACAB

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u/Tsolis 7d ago

Look at these useless cunts hiding behind masks pretending to be victims while spouting moronic slogans.

Every time I see headlines like this I start worrying that Australia is more intolerant and racist than I believe. Then I see the pathetic rally of about 20 people and I'm instantly relieved.

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u/detspek do everything with flair 7d ago

Never wearing shorts again

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u/ncbaud 7d ago

Cunts need to be bashed. How this shit is tolerated is beyond me. They would be chummy with the cops no doubt. Cops and clan ect.

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u/G_rodriguez69 7d ago

Is there a petition or any formal movement to ban the nazi salute in Vic/Aus? I would really like to put my name on something that has a chance of doing something to stop this.

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u/sojudreamz 7d ago

Can't we just beat them up on the way home?

Asking for 20 friends?

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u/Katanachainsaw 7d ago

This shit needs to be cut out root and stem. No tolerance for Nazis. Every one of those dog cops is complicit in allowing this complete trash to exist in our society. Would love to see the crowd have at em. I'm sure they vastly outnumber these cowards.

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u/AngryWindowsPhone 7d ago

Literally why the hell were they protected and not arrested?!?!?!

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u/anarchist_person1 7d ago

Arresting climate protesters and protecting these fascist scumbags. Pretty fucking telling.

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u/jonesday5 7d ago

This is an embarrassing day for our city

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u/LittleG0d 7d ago

If I was a police officer I would first resign from my job than having to protect some fucking nazis

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u/yablebab 7d ago

If you’re one of the many people on here who don’t accept trans people as trans, take a look at who is on your side

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u/J005HU6 7d ago

The police are there to prevent an outburst of violence, but why the fuck were these people allowed to protest anyway???

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u/Deep_Space_Cowboy 7d ago

Protest is a legal right to all Australians, whether their beliefs are wrong or right. Allowing the government the right to choose what is or is not valid to protest wouldn't be a good idea. Therefore, any protest should be allowed, regardless of how abhorrent, so long as the protesters follow the law.

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u/bazza_ryder 7d ago

I think you'll find it's a state based thing.

In the 70s and 80s Bjelke Petersen made protesting illegal in Queensland.

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u/illuminatipr 7d ago

Come on coppers, with all that practice stomping out progressive protests, you'd think a handful of nazi runts wouldn't take long to disperse.

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u/Barelylegalsquid 7d ago

Can you imagine what would happen to them if they were left unprotected?

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u/beastiemonman 7d ago

I hate Melbourne Nazis.

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u/ZekeDaniel 7d ago

white power protests get escorts, other protests get tear gas. same in america.

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u/SellQuick 7d ago

Normally I'd say it's reasonable that the police protect everyone and ensure there's no violence but I also saw the cops in full riot gear lined up behind a building ready to move out on an Indigenous rights protest making its way up Bourke St not so long ago. There was a very different posture involved.

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u/Shadow_Hazard 7d ago

That's the big issue here IMO.

ANY OTHER group and you see the police making arrests and assaulting people. But the nazis are out and it's all about letting them spread hate without incident...

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u/80crepes 7d ago

They're trying to prevent large scale violence. Makes sense to me. If neo Nazis start walking the streets of the CBD and flaunting their beliefs, they'll be beaten severely unless the cops stand between them and the public at large.

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u/CaptainSharpe 7d ago

. If neo Nazis start walking the streets of the CBD and flaunting their beliefs, they'll be beaten severely

Oh... no.... what a horrible outcome that would be.

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u/browsingfromwork 7d ago

i had to think for a moment but the best i could think of was sore knuckles? or a delay before you get to where you were going?

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u/yogut3 7d ago edited 7d ago

The only good Nazi is a dead Nazi, do your country proud

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u/JBTBMelb91 7d ago

Totally understand what you’re saying but am I immoral for wanting to see them get beaten severely?

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u/MicroeconomicBunsen 7d ago

If you want to publicly be a nazi, you deserve to be publicly beaten. Unfortunately, cops will protect their mates, so the nazis go unscathed.

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u/WormsRWriggleBananas 7d ago

Then why not move them on?

Instead Vicpol have formed a ring of protection to support them.

So far I've seen numerous videos of police pushing back/herding away pro-LGBT supporters and nothing to stop the neo Nazis.

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u/TheRealDarthMinogue 7d ago

Dudes, this is pretty fucked up right here.

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u/screamsinbold 7d ago

There must be a large counter movement to stop this before it gets any worse by the citizens of Australia. Government isn’t going to make anything illegal if there’s no noise about it. This is a disturbing sight to see especially for Melbourne and it’s happening more boldly and frequently here, a few weeks ago they were at Brighton Beach seemingly unbothered by anyone.

Stop this cancer before it spreads. I can’t vote yet but I’d happily join an ANTIFA movement to support!

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u/Quirky_Ad3367 7d ago

What a fucking embarrassment those cops are.

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u/Fluffy_Engineering47 7d ago

there's less bricks flying than I would like.

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u/ReaperPC 7d ago

What a bunch of pussies. Wearing masks. If you're so tough then have the balls to show you're face.