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Photos: White supremacists rally in downtown L.A.

A group of about 40 National Socialist Movement members hold a rally outside Los Angeles City Hall. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
About 12:30 p.m., members of the white supremacist group began delivering anti-immigrant tirades and shouts of “Sieg Heil” that echoed down the street. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
C.D. Herrington, chairman of the National Socialist Movement, speaks to the media after the rally at City Hall. Organizers obtained a permit for the rally earlier this week, prompting the LAPD to go on tactical alert to protect the protesters and counter-protesters. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A woman tries to protect a man (with head down) who was being attacked by counter-demonstrators outside L.A. City Hall. The two men who were severely beaten by anti-Nazi mobs were treated and released, police said. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
Members of a neo-Nazi group shield themselves as counter-demonstrators throw rocks, bottles and more at the white supremacists and their police escorts. Five people were arrested for throwing things. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Anti-Nazi demonstrators beat a man with sign posts, causing him to bleed from the head. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Members of the National Socialist Movement attend a rally in downtown L.A. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A member of the National Sociaist Movement salutes Hitler as a group of Neo Nazis, the National Socialist Movement, held a protest outside City Hall in Los Angeles and were met by hundreds of counter Nazi demonstrators on April 17, 2010. (Anne Cusack /Los Angeles Times)
A member of a neo-Nazi group wipes his shoes with the Mexican flag. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A counter-demonstrator screams at police as a group from the National Socialist Movement demonstrate outside of L.A. City Hall. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
A couple taking part in a rally by a Neo-Nazi group, National Socialist Movement, finds a moment for themselves outside of Los Angeles City Hall on April 17, 2010. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)