Hundreds protest ‘alt-right’ speaker event on Florida campus
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Hundreds of people gathered at a US university to protest at an event addressed by ‘alt-right’ speaker Richard Spencer on Thursday.
Protesters marched through the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, holding signs and chanting slogans. Others confronted some of Spencer’s speech attendants.
Large numbers of police were deployed to the location to prevent violence. At least two men at the event were detained by police.