anti-Muslim protest

Trump supporters marching through Seattle on May 1, 2017. Photo by Casey Jaywork

Militia ‘Security’ at ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally Will Carry Weapons, According to Event Permit

The xenophobe-friendly rally has been moved to City Hall Plaza—just around the corner from police HQ.

 

An anti-Muslim rally. Photo via Islamophobia Watch

Silencing Protests Gives Bad Ideas An Upper Hand

Shutting down this weekend’s anti-Sharia rally would give it more credence than it’s worth.

 

Activists on the right have made their presence known in liberal bastions like Seattle recently. This man turned out for the May 1 Immigrant Rally at Westlake Park. Photo by Agatha Pacheco

Both Sides Are Urging Peace, but the Upcoming ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally Feels Ominous

The event comes at a time of increased hostility between an emboldened right and energized left.

 

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