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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 06: People of the "left-wing" side yell at a Trump supporter during a "Demand Free Speech" rally on Freedom Plaza on July 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. The demonstrators are calling for an end of censorship by social media companies. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

Antifa protesters harassed Trump supporters Saturday in the nation’s capital, showing up to counter-protest a planned “Demand Free Speech” rally in D.C’.s Freedom Plaza.

The “Demand Free Speech” rally – aimed at bringing attention to the censorship efforts of Silicon Valley – featured many notable figures, with appearances by Gavin McInnes, Lara Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos. Antifa showed up to protest the event, dubbing its counter-protest “All Out D.C.” According to reports, the Antifa counter-protesters vastly outnumbered the “Demand Free Speech” rally attendees, which included members of the “Proud Boys.”

Police were prepared for a potential clash between the two groups and largely kept the peace. However, there were a few clashes. One video shows a purported Antifa protester badgering a man in a MAGA hat and trying to snatch his camera:

Benjamin Alvarez@BenjAlvarez1

A group of masked Antifas has left the counter-protest rally area and is moving towards the #DefendFreeSpeech rally.

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Benjamin Alvarez@BenjAlvarez1

Antifa protesters tried to break through the police cordon at 12th Street with Pennsylvania Ave. Quick response by @DCPoliceDept. #DemandFreeSpeech

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Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

Got inside the #AllOutDC rally and they were chanting “Fuck the cops!” because “cops and KKK go hand in hand.”

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Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

Antifa attacks guy in a MAGA hat by trying to take his camera and throwing a water bottle at him. #AllOutDC

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Julio Rosas

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Antifa tried to rush to the #DemandFreeSpeech rally side but were pushed back by police.

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Julio Rosas

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Scuffle breaks out after an antifa member steals a MAGA hat from a Asian Trump supporter. #AllOutDC

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Another video shows Antifa protesters shouting, “F*ck the cops!”:

Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

I asked #AllOutDC people if they saw the irony in keeping a Mexican reporter out of an event that was marketed as being inclusive.

They didn’t respond.

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Julio Rosas

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Got inside the #AllOutDC rally and they were chanting “Fuck the cops!” because “cops and KKK go hand in hand.”

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Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

Antifa attacks guy in a MAGA hat by trying to take his camera and throwing a water bottle at him. #AllOutDC

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Julio Rosas

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Antifa gets into a scuffle with police. #AllOutDC

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The Washington Examiner’s Julio Rosas added that an Antifa member slapped his phone out of his hand and pulled newsstands into the streets, because the newspapers, Antifa members reportedly said, are “fascist.”:

Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

Antifa gets into a scuffle with police. #AllOutDC

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Julio Rosas

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Right before I took this video, one of the antifa member slapped my phone out of my hand as they go out into the street.

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Julio Rosas

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Right before I took this video, one of the antifa member slapped my phone out of my hand as they go out into the street.

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Julio Rosas

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Antifa is now pulling newstands into the street, including a @dcexaminer stand.

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Will Witt@thewillwitt

BREAKING: I’m with Antifa destroying the streets of DC and police pushing back against them. Retweet and show who the true fascists are!

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Will Witt@thewillwitt

#antifa causing even more destruction. Why would they destroy their own city?

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Apparently, Antifa’s heckling continued, even after the “Demand Free Speech” rally ended:

Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

Any media inquires on what I saw can be sent here: jrosas@washingtonexaminer.com.

Julio Rosas

@Julio_Rosas11

Even though the #DemandFreeSpeech rally ended awhile ago, antifa are now heckling police.

One BLM person asked an African American officer if the white officer was his master.#AllOutDC

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One video also shows what is believed to be an “All Out D.C.” protester attempting to light an American flag on fire, to no avail.

Will Witt@thewillwitt

#antifa causing even more destruction. Why would they destroy their own city?

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Will Witt@thewillwitt

Antifa member trying to burn a flag but doesn’t know how to use matches haha this is what we’re up against

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