Alt right activist Southern targeted in Brisbane | Innovation

PROTESTERS gathered outside the Brisbane Convention Centre on Sunday night chanting “racist fascists are not welcome here” as alt right YouTube personality Lauren took to the stage.

Southern and and Canadian Stefan Molyneux are in Brisbane as of their “free speech” speaking tour.

The 23-year-old is a critic of multiculturalism and has said she believed it was eroding .

Research assistant was one of around 60 protesters who attended the protest that attracted a strong .

Mr Keaney said he was protesting with the short term of preventing a race riot.

“The long term goal is to actually oppose bigotry itself because the argument is that what bigotry does is it divides and conquers so the way to solve the problems is for people to

get together,” he said.

Apart from her run-ins with protesters Ms Southern has also clashed with police during the tour.

On Friday police stopped her from filming outside Lakemba mosque in telling her she was “not welcome”.

And during the leg of the tour Victoria police said organisers of the tour would be charged almost $68,000 for a large police presence at the event.

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