Protesters block Jobbik supporters

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".

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Far-right Hungarian rally planned in London

Anti-fascists will today protest against a political rally being held in central London by a far-right Hungarian political party.