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New West Anti-fascist Anti-neoNazi Rally
January 29, 2017- 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A rally to protest fascist posters in New Westminster will be held at Hyack Square on 8th and Columbia across from the New West Skytrain Station. Several neo-Nazi posters, as shown above, were discovered at a New Westminster bus stop on the morning of Saturday, January 21st.
The literature was spotted around 6th Street and 4th Avenue and featured the web address of a site that calls themselves the online headquarters for “Global Fascist Fraternity” and bears the slogan “Gas the k****, race war now, 1488 boots on the ground!”
Two different posters were noticed, one saying “The key for a new Canada” with the image of a swastika and the other depicting Nazi soldiers confronting men with machine guns, saying “It’s always going to be us vs. them. Join us before they stomp.”
“They have now crossed the Fraser River,” says Coalition Against Bigotry organizer Imtiaz Popat. Neo-Nazi literature has been circulating in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission and Richmond since October of last year.
This event is hosted on occupied, unceded Coast Salish Territories.