Black-clad antifa activists confront Trump supporters at violent Berkeley protest

Hundreds of black-clad "antifa" activists jumped police barricades to confront Trump supporters on Sunday when a peaceful protest just outside of San Francisco turned violent.

The "Rally Against Hate" was taking place in Berkeley when thousands of counter-protesters clashed with supporters of President Trump.

According to NPR, more than a dozen arrests were made, and many were charged with carrying banned items like clubs and violated rules involving facial coverings.

RELATED: Berkeley protest turns violent

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Clashes at canceled 'No Marxism' rally at Berkeley
A photographer is being attacked by a masked demonstrator in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a cancelled No Marxism in America rally and counter-protest in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
A photographer is being attacked by masked demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a cancelled No Marxism in America rally and counter-protest in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
People come to aid a photographer (C) as he is being attacked by masked demonstrators during a cancelled No Marxism in America rally and counter-protest in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Police officers help an injured man after he was attacked by masked demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a cancelled No Marxism in America rally and counter-protest in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Masked counter-demonstrators carry a banner as they climb over concrete barriers into Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park against the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Counter protesters rally at a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
A counter protester hangs a banner at a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
A police officer orders a group of counter-demonstrators to move as they escort demonstrators aligned with U.S. President Donald Trump to safety at the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Masked counter-demonstrators gather against the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Police officers detain a dog belonged to a detained demonstrator at the cancelled No Marxism in America rally and counter-demonstration in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
A man is being doused with liquid while being chased away by counter-demonstrators at the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
A counter protester is detained at a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Sam Hyde, a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump (C), is being surrounded by counter-demonstrators during the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Demonstrators gather at the Bay Area Rally Against Hate counter-protest against the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Demonstrators hold signs during the Bay Area Rally Against Hate counter-protest against the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Counter protesters rally at a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
Counter protesters rally at a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
Demonstrators gather at the Bay Area Rally Against Hate counter-protest against the cancelled No Marxism in America rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Arthur Schaper, a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks with counter-demonstrators in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park ahead of a cancelled No Marxism in America event in Berkeley, California, U.S., August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Originally, the "No to Marxism in America" rally was canceled over fears of violence, and city officials had denied at least three requests for permits for demonstrations.

The crowd of about 4,000 had largely dispersed by late afternoon, according to police. 

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