"Organisers have cancelled the planned 'white man march' and members of the group have now left the city centre," Merseyside Police said on its Twitter page.
Liverpool: hundreds of antifa against the White Man march pic.twitter.com/OSEoNnMrRN— Oscar Webb (@owebb) 15 августа 2015
According to Merseyside Police, the anti-fascist protests were held peacefully.
The planned White Man March was sharply criticized in the social media, as well as by Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson, who said in a statement that "there is no place for anyone who seeks to incite racial hatred and violence," adding he asked the police to halt the march.
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