Police have stopped Sydney’s third neo-Nazi rally at the Turramurra Scout Hall

NSW Police have stopped two more neo-Nazi rallies in Sydney in less than 24 hours, with Premier Chris Minns vowing to crack down on right-wing extremists.

After police stopped a group of black-clad and hooded men linked to the National Socialist Network on a train at North Sydney station on Australia Day, police again cracked down on far-right group meetings in North Turramurra on Saturday night and Artarmon on Sunday. morning.

In North Turramurra on Sydney’s upper north shore on Saturday night, the group’s leader, Thomas Sewell, was given an extension of a public safety order banning him from several parts of Sydney until midnight on Sunday.

«Police have served a 31-year-old man with an extension of a Public Safety Order banning him from entering a number of local government areas in Sydney until midnight (on Sunday),» NSW Police said in a statement.

«The order extension was delivered (Saturday) evening in North Turramurra.»

Police break up a meeting of the National Socialist Network in North Turramurra on Saturday night (pictured, police cars at scene)

The National Socialist Network led by Thomas Sewell (pictured right) staged an Australia Day demonstration on the train on Friday

Police arrived in north Turramurra on Saturday night where dozens of members of a neo-Nazi group were meeting.

One local witness, who asked to remain anonymous, said the group began gathering around the local scout hall in the afternoon.

«There were a large number of young men, but also several young women, mostly dressed in black, and the scout hall was definitely open and apparently being used by the group,» a resident told NCA Newswire.

A large police presence was seen around the hall, including about 10 police cars.

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In a separate incident on Sunday morning, there was a heavy police presence at Artarmon Reserve as members of the group again gathered in public.

Footage from the scene showed police watching a group of black-clad men gathered in a suburban park.

NSW Police said on Sunday morning that the police operation ended with no arrests after the group continued without incident.

Police, including officers from the Raptor Squad and the Public Order and Riot Squad, were called in to back up after a group of around 30 men began gathering around 8.30am.

NSW Police detained a train carrying a neo-Nazi group at North Sydney Station (above) on Australia Day Friday

A group of men (pictured) were seen boarding the train dressed all in black, one of whom was carrying an Australian flag

«The group… has been verbally served with an updated public safety order banning them from entering additional local government areas in Sydney,» NSW Police said.

“The group broke up and no one was arrested.

It came a day after police raided North Sydney train station on Australia Day following reports that a group of about 60 men were boarding a train into the city wearing balaclava and all-black clothing.

The men are affiliated with the National Socialist Network, led by convicted felon Thomas Sewell.

The 30-year-old leader and his followers boarded a train at Artarmon station, further up the northern line in Sydney, on Friday afternoon.

A group of men were seen wearing sunglasses, balaclava and masks as they chanted and waved Australian flags.

All passengers were evacuated and no one was injured.

Police arrested six members of the group on Friday morning and issued 61 infringement notices for abusive behaviour. Two members have since been released without charge.

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NSW Premier Chris Minns strongly condemned the act and said he would be open to strengthening laws against «white power salutes».

He said officers were able to slow trains between Artarmon – where the group boarded – and North Sydney to allow officers from the Public Order and Riot Unit and North Sydney Command to apprehend the group.

Police arrested six members of the group (pictured) on Friday morning and issued 61 infringement notices for offensive behavior

More than 20 officers boarded a train and dozens more stood on the platform to remove a neo-Nazi group from North Sydney station (above) on Friday.

More than 20 officers boarded the train and dozens more stood on the platform.

After the train arrived at North Sydney station, members of the public were ordered to leave the train while police escorted the man away.

“This threat was stopped before a very ugly confrontation on the streets of Sydney. There is no place for this kind of fascism, neo-Nazism or far-right extremism on this great day, Australia Day,» Minns told reporters.

«The vast, overwhelming majority of people who live in (this) state would absolutely reject any notion or idea that this group of far-right extremists and neo-Nazis is needed on our national day.»

Ahead of the incident, the NSW group issued a public safety order to stay away from Australia Day events.

Mr Minns said such behavior was not welcome in NSW and anyone «trying to reconvene and do it again» would be met with the «overwhelming force of NSW Police».

«No normal person wears a balaclava, let alone on Australia Day on the public transport system,» he said.

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“If it wasn’t so threatening, it would be completely ridiculous.

It follows the NSW Government’s recent announcement that it will conduct a review of section 93Z of the Crimes Act, which regulates laws against publicly threatening or inciting violence against someone on the basis of race, religious belief or affiliation.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese joined in condemning the group’s behavior on Saturday.

He said he was «appalled» by the images.

«I don’t want to see people in balaclavas, dressed in black from head to toe, engaged in neo-Nazi activity in this country,» he said.

«It has no place and all decent people have rightly condemned it».

Following the public incidents involving the National Socialist Network, the chief executive of Australian Jewry, co-chief executive Alex Ryvchin, said he was «heartbroken and concerned by the return of genocidal anti-Semitism».

NSW Premier Chris Minns (pictured) strongly condemned the act and said he would be open to strengthening laws against «white power salutes».

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (pictured) said on Saturday he was «appalled» by the photos of the demonstration

He said recent public displays of anti-Semitism should be «a source of shame» for society and was «a deep collective reflection on how little we have learned».

«We remind you that the desire to destroy the Jews has not diminished, only the means to carry it out have been temporarily suppressed,» said Mr. Ryvchin.

«The audacity of anti-Semites in Australia, the freedom of mainstream online influencers, neo-Nazi cells and supporters of jihadist terror to incite against our community with virtually no consequences is particularly chilling.»

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