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    People attend a Dallas Against White Supremacy rally at City Hall Plaza in Dallas, Texas, U.S. August 19, 2017.

    Over 2,000 People Attend Rally Against White Supremacy in US Dallas

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    An estimated 2,500 people gathered at the city hall in the US city of Dallas, Texas, for a planned rally against white supremacy and neo-Nazism, media reported, citing local police.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The CBS broadcaster reported on Saturday about the heavy police presence in the area for extra precautions. Security forces had to separate protesters and counter-protesters as part of the crowd at the city hall moved to a Confederate monument at Pioneer Park.

    Dallas came out in a big way tonight to stand united against hate.#dallasagainstwhitesupremacy #Charlottesville #ENDWHITESUPREMACY pic.twitter.com/e9avAbedYo

    The rally took place in response to the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week, according to the CBS.

    A "Unite the Right" white nationalists' rally that was held to protest authorities' plans to remove a monument of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a Charlottesville park, led to clashes with left-wing counter-protesters and culminated in a car-ramming attack that killed one person and injured 19 others.

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