Neo-Nazis hold swastika burning in west Georgia town after Newnan rally

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Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US, hold a swastika burning after a rally on April 21, 2018 in Draketown, Georgia. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hours after a planned white supremacist rally in Newnan Georgia brought around only two dozen participants, the neo-Nazi group that organized the event gathered together under the cover of dark night in a town about 50 miles away.

Members of the Nationalist Socialist Movement, one of the largest U.S. neo-Nazi groups, held a swastika burning near Temple, Georgia west of Atlanta, holding torches and burning the group's symbols in a field.

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This came after the group paid $50 to rent Greenville Street Park from 3-5 p.m. Members of the group who showed up where largely outshouted by hundreds of counter-protesters.

After the group's permit expired at 5 p.m., the city turned off the power to the group's sound system.

Members of the Coweta County Legislative Delegation also condemned the rally before it was held.