Skip to Content

Antifa thugs break up meeting (YouTube)
London

Antifa thugs storm meeting at King’s College, London

A lecture by an anti-feminist YouTube star at King’s College in London was broken up by violent masked Antifa thugs who assaulted security guards, smashed windows and lanced smoke bombs while setting off a fire alarm.

Published: March 7, 2018, 7:24 am

    Read more

    Free speech on university campuses are under siege from leftists worldwide who want to “no platform” individuals or groups whose views they deem “offensive”. Violence and aggression to shut down meetings and intimidate audience members have sadly become increasingly common.

    Up to fifteen masked activists clad in black stormed into a meeting on Monday evening where King’s College Libertarian Society was hosting an panel event with guest speakers Carl Benjamin and Yaron Brook.

    Benjamin, who uses the pseudonym Sargon of Akkad for his YouTube channel, is known for his anti-feminist views, and has been described as an “alt right” personality. Brook is chair of the Board of Directors at the Ayn Rand Institute.

    The speakers were engaged in a discussion about Objectivism when the chaos ensued.

    A group of people calling themselves London Antifa stormed the meeting. Danny Al-Khafaji, the president of the Libertarian Society who chaired the event, said the attack to disrupt the speakers had been well planned.

    “This was an extremely well organised protest. They jumped over the barriers, smashed windows and a door. The security guards on the door were attacked, two were hospitalised,” he explained to The Daily Telegraph.

    “They stormed in, went straight to the stage, up to me and the speakers and started harassing us and the audience. Fire alarms went off – they had dropped smoke bombs. The security was nowhere to be seen”.

    The masked thugs had some support from sympathisers planted in the audience, who stood up and began chanting “No fascists on campus”. Antifa unfurled a banner while shouting into a megaphone and physically attacking security guards, but their surrogates claimed that there had not been any violence.

    Before the lecture, the organiser attended a meeting with a students’ union representative and a university official who told him they had carried out full risk assessment. “They told me I had to announce to the audience that a safe space policy exists at the start of the event. They said there will be several ‘safe space’ marshalls present,” he said.

    “Safe space” marshals are paid by the students’ union to observe speaker events on campus to stop speakers from hurting the feelings of audience members. These officials are expected to hand out leaflets detailing their policy and take “immediate action” if anyone expresses opinions that breach the policy.

    Comments about age, disability, race, religious faith, sexual orientation, gender identity or socio-economic status are taboo.

    “The main failing of the university is that they did not provide adequate security, and they have created an environment that legitisimises this kind of strike.” The paid officials are required to put up posters noting that ‘This is a Safe Space’ and record any instances of offensive behaviour reported to them by members of the audience.

    Instead, a threatening note was left by one of the thugs, reading: “The guy moderating the talk is on my course and he’ll have a difficult time once the strike is over.” The Daily Mail printed a screenshot of the note.

    North London Antifa later hailed the intervention as a victory on their Facebook page.

    The university’s president and principal, Professor Edward Byrne, expressed his “shock” with the “aggressive and violent” behaviour by Antifa which left staff “traumatised”, and some attendees physically assaulted.

    “Some of the attendees and our security staff were injured when demonstrators – some of them masked and hooded – forced their way into the lecture hall,” he said.

    “These events should absolutely be able to take place without fear of violence and intimidation. The injuries sustained by our security staff and the physical violence on display are totally unacceptable in any university community.”

    Consider donating to support our work

    Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.

    • kouldb

      It’s time Antifa were declared a terrorist organisation. They’re sponsored by the Muslim Brotherhood.

    Europe

    The appeal of Luc Montagnier: ‘Let’s stop mass vaccination immediately’

    MilanIt was perhaps the most important Saturday of demonstrations since the protests began throughout Europe. During a huge event organized by the political opposition in Italy, the squares in Rome and Milan were filled to maximum capacity.

    German secret service brand Corona critics ‘enemies of the state’

    BerlinAccording to the President of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, which is the domestic spy agency, demonstrators in the Corona protests can no longer be clearly assigned to right-wing or left-wing extremism since they all "fundamentally reject the democratic state". The pandemic is only an excuse for rising up against the state, it claimed.

    Spain’s secret service alleged to have carried out Barcelona terror attacks

    MadridThe terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils in August 2017 were planned and executed by the country’s secret service, a former senior officer in Spain’s National Police Corps maintain.

    Life insurer refuses to cover vaccine death

    ParisAn explosive case is currently being hotly debated on social media: In France, a rich, older entrepreneur from Paris is said to have died as a result of a Corona injection. Previously, he had taken out multi-million dollar life insurance policies for the benefit of his children and grandchildren, according to a media report.

    Compulsory vaccination postponed in Austria and Germany due to ‘technical problems’

    ViennaIn February and March, respectively, both Germany and Austria would have introduced compulsory vaccination against Covid-19, something that has met with massive protests. In step with the growing resistance among the populations in both countries, signals from leading politicians are now coming that what is called the "vaccination obligation" will not be introduced in February and March. Technical problems and unsustainable time planning are said to be reasons for the coercive measures being postponed.

    Germany: New record set for Monday walks against forced vaccination

    LeipzigWith 1 568 walks and demonstrations, more places in Germany took part in the Monday demonstrations than ever before. A week ago it was around 1500. And particularly noteworthy: More and more people who have been vaccinated are mingling with the critics of the measure.

    Reiner Füllmich and 50 lawyers: ‘The vaccines are designed to kill and depopulate the planet’

    Swedish journalist Jesper Johansson from Perspektiv speaks to Dr Reiner Füllmich on the coming court case against the architects of the plandemic.

    New Year’s Gift from the Spanish Government: The National Security Act

    MadridThe Spanish government has given the people a New Year's present that could hardly be more totalitarian: On December 31, 2021, the socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and his colleagues published the Royal Decree (1150/2021) on the National Security Strategy. It has been in force since January 1, 2022.

    Germany’s priorities are a Queer Commissioner and female crash test dummies

    BerlinHow did Germany manage to exist for more than 70 years without a queer commissioner? Many may be forgiven for not having pondered this question, especially during a pandemic which has decimated the civil rights of a third of the population.

    Austria demotes some 3,8 million double-jabbed to ‘unvaccinated’

    ViennaThe Austrian government announced today that the validity of the “Green Passport” has been reduced to six months. This also means that all people who have had their “full vaccination” for the last six months will be relegated to an inferior civil status and become "unvaccinated".

    Go to archive