Tag Archives: Jason Kessler

GET OUT OF MY ROOM: Live-Stream By Nazi Organizer Jason Kessler Interrupted By Furious Father [VIDEO]

The Forward reports: Jason Kessler, the organizer behind last year’s violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was knee-deep into a live-streamed conversation about Jews with neo-Nazi former U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Little when disaster struck: he was interrupted by his angry father. It led them to commiserate about their money woes, a consequence of their hate campaigns. In the ...

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DC Police Ban All Guns At Sunday’s Nazi Rally [VIDEO]

Agence France-Presse reports: “Law enforcement’s goal during the entire operational period will be to keep the two groups separated,” DC Police Chief Peter Newsham told reporters, as he added a warning to anyone coming to the city threatening violence. “If you come here with the intent to hurt someone or break something, we’re going to put you under arrest,” said ...

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National Park Service Issues Permit For DC Nazi Rally

NBC News reports: On the eve of the anniversary of Charlottesville’s deadly Unite the Right Rally, the National Park Service has approved a permit for a rally from the same group this weekend in Washington, D.C. NBC29 reported Thursday that Jason Kessler’s permit was given the OK for the rally on Sunday in Lafayette Park. A second permit for a ...

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REPORT: Bitcoin Donations To Neo-Nazi Accounts Surge Ahead Of Saturday’s Anniversary Rally In Washington

Fortune reports: The second Unite The Right rally is scheduled for this weekend and will this year happen in the U.S. capital, with some 400 far-right activists expected to flood into Washington D.C. on August 11th. Ahead of the rally, bitcoin and cryptocurrency donations to neo-Nazis are on the rise. Last year bitcoin and cryptocurrency donations to neo-Nazis spiked around ...

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DC Metro No Longer Considering Separate Trains For Nazi Rally Attendees After Transit Union Vows Strike

The Washington Post reports: Metro is no longer considering running separate trains for protesters participating in the Aug. 12 “Unite the Right” white nationalists rally in the District, the transit agency’s board chairman said Saturday. Metro Board Chairman Jack Evans had previously said that running a separate train was among options being weighed by officials. “Metro will not be providing ...

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Organizer Drops Bid For Anniversary Neo-Nazi Rally

USA Today reports: The man behind last year’s Unite the Right rally who is suing this Virginia city in an attempt to again gather with white nationalists on the anniversary of the deadly protests unexpectedly gave up his cause in a bizarre hearing Tuesday. After arriving nearly 45 minutes late at the city’s federal courthouse, Jason Kessler only stayed in ...

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Organizer Of Fatal Nazi Rally Awarded $5 In “Civility” Lawsuit Against Protester Who Called Him A “Crybaby”

The Richmond Dispatch reports: A Charlottesville judge decided Friday that a local activist violated Virginia’s anti-dueling statute when she screamed curses at Jason Kessler. Kessler cited the statute in his $500 lawsuit against Donna Gasapo, whom he said used insulting language that tended toward violence and a breach of the peace. Kessler said he sued for a small amount of ...

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Organizer Of Fatal 2017 Nazi Rally Files For “White Civil Rights” Rally Outside White House On Anniversary

CNN reports: The organizer of the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year has applied for a permit to hold a “white civil rights rally” in front of the White House in August. The event application was filed by Jason Kessler, the organizer of last year’s “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that turned deadly. Kessler ...

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Nazis Plot Possible Rally At White House [VIDEO]

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Jason Kessler, the extremist behind last year’s violent alt-right “Unite the Right” rally at which a counter-protester was killed, said that if he is denied a permit to host an anniversary event in Charlottesville, Virginia, this summer that activists will demonstrate outside of the White House instead. Kessler applied for a permit to ...

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Neo-Nazis Seek Anniversary Rally In Charlottesville

The Charlottesville Daily Progress reports: The man who organized the large white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that turned fatal last August has filed for a permit to hold a similar event in the city next summer. According to an image of the application that was published on his website, Jason Kessler applied Monday to hold another rally to protest against ...

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BLUE CHECK BLUES: Twitter Halts Verifications After Uproar Over Verifying Virginia Nazi Rally Organizer

The Verge reports: After widespread criticism over its decision to verify the account of Jason Kessler, an organizer behind the far-right Unite the Right protest, Twitter said it has “paused” its verification process while it works on a new system. Twitter offers a blue checkmark to accounts that it has verified as authentic. Kessler, who describes himself on Twitter as ...

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Nazi Organizer Hit With Felony Perjury Charge

CBS News reports: Jason Kessler, the organizer of the Unite the Right rally, has been indicted by an Albemarle County grand jury on a felony perjury charge. According to court records, the charge stems from a sworn statement he made in January. Court records show that he gave a statement to a magistrate claiming that he was assaulted by James ...

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Charlottesville Terror Victims File $3 Million Lawsuit Against Driver, Nazis, David Duke, Multiple Hate Groups

Reuters reports: Two people who say they were injured in a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia sued the man charged with killing a woman by driving his car through the crowd as well as the event’s organizers on Tuesday for $3 million. Tadrint Washington and Micah Washington said in papers filed in Charlottesville circuit court that they had been among ...

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VIRGINIA: Organizer Of Deadly Nazi Rally Flees His Own Press Conference Under Chorus Of Boos [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The man who organized a rally in Charlottesville that sparked violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters tried to hold a news conference a day after the deadly event, but a crowd of several hundred booed him and forced him away from the lectern. Jason Kessler is a blogger based in Charlottesville, and as he ...

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