counterprotest


Also found in: Legal, Wikipedia.

counterprotest

(ˈkaʊntəˌprəʊtɛst)
n
a protest which opposes an existing protest
vb (intr)
to protest in opposition to an existing protest
References in periodicals archive ?
In Barrington, some students carrying signs mounted a counterprotest.
But the march sparked a nearby counterprotest by Newcastle Unites, who said that VAT was "demonising Islam.
Although many lay Catholics joined the counterprotest against the white nationalists, some have expressed concern about the absence of visible Catholic clergy on the front lines alongside several fully garbed Protestant, Jewish and Muslim leaders.
The P7 million plus is the balance of the payment charged to Vice President Leni Robredo to cover the expenses entailed in her counterprotest.
When Ramon Mejia learned about an anti-Islam demonstration in Houston last year, he organized a counterprotest - but he said he didn't get the idea from a Russian Facebook page.
A counterprotest was organized, and street fighting broke out.
A similar-sized counterprotest group, armed with placards calling for unity and 'saying no to the Nazis', then came face-to-face with Britain First in Dudley Street.
In response, a counterprotest was also cancelled, but around 40-50 people chose to gather at Monument nonetheless, to demonstrate their continued opposition to Roosh V's views, which include extreme misogyny, antifeminism and arguments in favour of legalising rape on private property.
In Colorado, a student counterprotest to an anti-protest curriculum.
It was rumoured to have been cancelled after Unite Against Fascism (UAF) officially called off its counterprotest on the basis it was off, but at just before noon the demonstrators were ushered into the city centre by police.
Anti-fascism and anti-racism campaigners took part in a counterprotest.
Mario Lopez caught flak last year for tweeting a Sunday craving for Chick-fil-A, on the heels of a nationwide boycott and counterprotest over a high-level company exec's support of groups fighting against LGBT rights.