Supporters of the National Socialist Movement, a white nationalist political group, gave Nazi salutes while taking part in a swastika burning at an undisclosed location in Georgia. Neo-Nazis held a swastika burning following a white supremacist rally in the small southern city of Newnan, Georgia on Saturday, Time magazine reported. The white nationalist rally was picked up by several American media outlets over the weekend. Every state legislator as well as numerous county and city officials in Coweta County condemned the rally before it took place, reported Time. According to the magazine, photographer Spencer Platt, who captured the event for Getty Images, captured an image which displays dozens of people giving the Nazi salute while they surround a burning swastika.
The demonstration in Newnan was organized by the white supremacist National Socialist Movement. After the protest, the white supremacist group moved and reconvened to burn swastikas in Draketown, Georgia, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) away, Platt said.
At least 100 people stood in opposition to the rally, with a heavy police presence made up of roughly 700 law enforcement officers, according to the Time report. Members of Antifa, an anti-fascist movement, held signs such as "Love thy neighbor" and "Take your HATE elsewhere."