Florida white nationalist met hundreds of people: there are victims

Florida white nationalist met hundreds of people: there are victims

In Gainesville, Florida, last night brought together hundreds of people protesting against the speech of the white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida.

The appearance of Spencer prompted the Governor of Florida even type in the area Alauca a state of emergency, to provide additional security measures.

Florida white nationalist met hundreds of people: there are victims

We will remind, in August, the unrest that followed the rally of neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia (one of the organizers of the rally was Spencer), led to the death of 32-year-old girl; dozens of people were injured.

Now Spencer goes by various state universities, saying that he has the constitutional right to freedom of speech, reports Reuters.

Protests in Gainesville, for the most part, was peaceful, but still could not avoid fights, in which several people were injured, not life-threatening. Two people were arrested.

«I’m not leaving,» said Richard Spencer, during his speech. «We are stronger than you, and you all know it!»
In the crowd he had few supporters. So, about 15 white men raised their hands when asked Spencer, who considers himself ultra-right.

Protestors hold signs against racism ahead of #RichardSpencer event @Uf @weartv #C3N pic.twitter.com/mVIiKh8zbo

— Jamarlo Phillips (@JPhillipsTV) October 19, 2017

Representatives of educational institutions said that you didn’t invite Spencer, but the law had to allow this event.

«Despite our worst fears about violence, the University of Florida and the Gainesville community has shown the world that love conquers,» — said the President of the University of Kent Fuchs.

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