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Mosley Rally Broken Up by Hostile Demonstrations

May 20, 1940
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An election meeting staged by Sir-Oswald Mosley, leader of the British Fascist movement, to support the by-election candidacy of a member of his “British Union” was broken up today by a whole series of hostile demonstrations in which Sir Oswald himself barely escaped injury.

Magistrate Basil Watson yesterday ordered held for investigation a number of Fascists arrested Friday night after a disturbance had occurred at a meeting organized by Mosley Fascists at which speakers abused the Jews.

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