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Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Supporters for and against a Fort Sanders Confederate memorial monument face off in on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

An estimated 400 counter-demonstrators gathered in Knoxville, Tennessee to protest less than two dozen demonstrators at a white separatist rally at the Fort Sanders Confederate memorial, which some have called to remove, the Knoxville News-Sentinel reported.

Police officers and barricades separated the two sides. One organizer carried a sign reading, “Stand Against Leftist Hate” to the hisses and boos of counter-protesters, the paper reported. Photos showed them holding Confederate flags.

A woman who was not yet identified was arrested when she attempted to crash the counter-protester side late Saturday afternoon, according to local media. (Reuters)

Photography by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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