Tag Archives: Charlottesville

Judge Rules Jurors Can See Hitler Image Nazi Killer Texted To His Mother Before Deadly Drive Into Crowd

The Associated Press reports: A judge is allowing jurors to see a text message including an image of Adolf Hitler that was sent by the man who drove into a crowd of counter protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. News outlets report Judge Richard Moore ruled Tuesday that prosecutors can show the text James Alex Fields Jr. sent …

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VIRGINIA: Jury Selection Begins For Killer Neo-Nazi

The Charlottesville Daily Progress reports: More than a year after the Unite the Right rally culminated in a deadly car attack, the man charged with intentionally driving into a crowd of anti-racist protesters goes to trial Monday. James Alex Fields Jr., 21, a self-described neo-Nazi, is charged with first-degree murder and multiple counts of malicious wounding in the Aug. 12, …

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Feds Arrest Four More Charlottesville Nazis [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Four men linked to a white supremacist group were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the white nationalist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, authorities said. They were arrested in California and were to be transported to Charlottesville after making initial appearances in federal courts in California on Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Thomas Cullen said at …

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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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The Crying Nazi Banned From Virginia For Five Years

The Washington Post reports: A self-professed white nationalist involved in violence at last year’s rally in Charlottesville pleaded guilty to assault and battery Friday, prosecutors said. Christopher Cantwell was arrested after August’s “Unite the Right” rally. Cantwell, who was featured in a Vice news documentary about the demonstrations, became known as the “crying Nazi” after posting an emotional video when …

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DHS Chief Won’t Say Charlottesville Nazis Were Wrong

Vice News reports: Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen repeated President Trump’s position that “both sides” were to blame for the violence during the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last August that left dozens of counter-protesters injured and one dead. “It’s not that one side is right and one side is wrong,” Nielsen told Peter Alexander from NBC News at …

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White Supremacist Leader Says He’s Giving Up After “Most Humiliating White Trash Spectacle Of The Year”

Talking Points Memo reports: For now, at least, one of the country’s best known white nationalists is withdrawing from politics. Matthew Heimbach, former head of the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Workers Party (TWP), recently completed a 38-day prison term for violating his probation after harassing a black protester at a 2016 Trump campaign rally. The violation that landed him in jail was …

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29 Hate Crime Charges For Nazi Charlottesville Driver

The Associated Press reports: Federal hate crime charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The Department of Justice announced that an indictment returned Wednesday charges 21-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, with 30 …

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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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White Supremacist Group Banned From Charlottesville

The Hill reports: A white supremacist group that took part in the deadly Charlottesville, Va., Unite the Right rally last year will no longer be able to protest in the city, a Virginia court has decided. The League of the South, a neo-Confederate hate group, reached a deal with city organizers on Monday to keep its members, agents or state …

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VIRGINIA: First Degree Murder Charge For Nazi Rally Killer After Prosecutors Show Court Video Evidence

NBC News reports: The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him. Prosecutors announced at the start of a preliminary hearing for James Alex Fields that they were seeking to upgrade …

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VIRGINIA: Nazis Denied Permit For Anniversary Rally

Charlottesville’s Daily Progress reports: The city of Charlottesville has denied a special-event permit application for a Unite the Right anniversary rally and four others demonstrations next summer. In an email sent shortly before 5 p.m. Monday, city spokeswoman Miriam Dickler said the city is denying the five different applications for events in and around Emancipation Park, where the white nationalist …

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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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