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Charlottesville marks anniversary of violent clash with Rally for Justice (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

By ethan / August 12, 2018

Besides some verbal confrontations between riot police and demonstrators, a rally in Charlottesville marking the anniversary of last year’s deadly clash between right- and left-wing activists passed without any major incident. Here we go again! US lawmaker says he was told Moscow played role in Charlottesville riots Authorities had carefully planned for Saturday’s event in […]

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State of emergency declared ahead of Charlottesville anniversary

By ethan / August 9, 2018

A state of emergency will be in effect during the upcoming anniversary of the unrest in Charlottesville, the Virginia governor announced. National guard troops will aid the police in securing the city against possible protests. Governor Ralph Northam made the announcement in Charlottesville on Wednesday, saying the state of emergency will be in effect August […]

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Charlottesville neo-Nazi organizer unmasked as US marine

By ethan / April 18, 2018

A prominent neo-Nazi who helped plan and organize last year’s fatal ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been exposed as a United States marine, who went by the online alias ‘Tyrone’. After the rally, which saw 20-year-old James Alex Fields plow his car into a crowd of leftist counter-protesters in August 2017, an […]

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Charlottesville police chief retires after report criticizes handling of ‘Unite the Right’ rally

By ethan / December 19, 2017

The police chief of Charlottesville, Virginia abruptly retired following the release of a scathing report on his handling of the “Unite the Right” rally, where white nationalists gathered and one counter-protester was killed. Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) Chief Al Thomas retired from his role effective immediately, as the city released a brief statement on Monday, […]

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Officials deny permits for commemorating violent Charlottesville rally

By ethan / December 12, 2017

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 17:38 The city of Charlottesville has denied permits for white nationalist and left-wing groups seeking to commemorate the Unite the Right rally in which white nationalists faced off with counter-protesters before a fatal vehicle attack. In an email obtained by the Daily Progress, city spokeswoman Miriam Dickler said the authorities […]

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Study blames police for ‘disastrous results’ in Charlottesville violence

By ethan / December 1, 2017

Police and government officials failed to ensure public safety and protect free speech during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August, an independent review concluded. An anti-fascist protester was killed after the rally. “The city was unable to protect the right of free expression and facilitate the permit holder’s offensive speech,” said the […]

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