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Supporters of a far-right Hungarian political party were blocked from leaving a Tube station today as anti-fascists protested against their planned rally.
Dozens of protesters gathered outside Holborn station in central London to oppose supporters of the Jobbik Party, which is accused of holding strong anti-semitic views and fuelling hatred against Jewish and Roma communities.
Police officers lined up at the entrances to the station and erected barriers to prevent clashes between the groups, as anti-fascist campaigners waving placards chanted "Nazi scum, off our streets".
Anti-fascists will today protest against a political rally being held in central London by a far-right Hungarian political party.
Gabor Vona, leader of the Jobbik Party, which is accused of holding strong anti-semitic views and fuelling hatred, is due to stage the event in Holborn this afternoon.
Unite Against Fascism have urged all anti-fascists and anti-racists to join today's protest.
It comes after London Assembly member and former Labour MP Andrew Dismore - who founded Holocaust Memorial Day - wrote to Home Secretary Theresa May demanding that Mr Vona be banned from holding the rally.
Jobbik say the event is a forum for Hungarian citizens ahead of a forthcoming election.