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  • Charlottesville Car Attack Case Ends in Multiple Life Sentences for Nazi Murderer

    July 16, 2019
    Charlottesville, VA – On Monday July 15, 2019 in Virginia state court, the criminal prosecution of James Alex Fields, Jr. drew to a close. The 22-year-old white supremacist had previously been sentenced to life in federal prison for his deadly car attack after the Unite…...
  • Far-Right Rally Fizzles in Washington, DC

    July 7, 2019
    Washington, D.C. –  A rally organized by numerous far-right figures, including Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, failed to organize more than a few hundred people, with approximately 500 – 700 antiracist counter protesters rallying against them. Although the organizers billed the event on Saturday, July…...
  • Slouching Towards The Ethnostate: Inside The American Identity Movement

    July 4, 2019
    Washington, DC –  Earlier this year, the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa (IE), known for organizing the deadly Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, rebranded itself the ‘American Identity Movement’ (AmIM). By adopting generic patriotic imagery and conservative rhetoric, the group has sought to build a…...
  • Neo-Nazi Gets Multiple Life Sentences In Federal Prison for Charlottesville Car Attack

    June 30, 2019
    Charlottesville, VA – Last Friday, June 28, 2019, James Alex Fields appeared for sentencing in federal court on charges related to his deadly car attack after the neo-nazi Unite The Right rally on August 12, 2017. Fields, now age 22, had already pleaded guilty to…...
  • Far-Right Sacramento Rally Draws Small Crowd

    June 16, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, CA – State police are mobilized in and around the California State Capitol building, in anticipation of violence following the 2016 mass casualty incident at a similar rally, which left ten people injured, many with stab wounds from far right attacks. The Golden State…...
  • Idaho GOP Group Cancels Alt-Right Event At IHOP Amid Protests

    May 31, 2019
    Coeur d’Alene, ID – Early this morning, several dozen people rallied outside an IHOP in northern Idaho where a local Republican group had been scheduled to host a speech by white supremacist pundit Brittany Pettibone. Brittany Pettibone, who has a long history of involvement with…...
  • Tennessee Police Protect White Nationalist Think Tank Meeting in State Park

    May 23, 2019
    Burns, TN – Last weekend, several hundred white supremacists, as well as about 100 counter-protesters, converged on Montgomery Bell State Park in Tennessee. Anti-racists gathered to oppose the American Renaissance conference, founded by racist author Jared Taylor, which experts say has laid much of the…...
  • Leaked American Identity Movement Chats Show Poorly Hidden Racism

    May 18, 2019
    Washington, DC  – After rebranding as the ‘American Identity Movement’, the alt-right and neo-Nazi group formerly known as Identity Evropa has tried to forge a new path for “mainstreaming” racism in conservative politics. While previous chat leaks published by Unicorn Riot exposed Identity Evropa’s membership…...
  • Neo-Nazi Group Identity Evropa Using Cash App to Raise Funds

    May 13, 2019
    Washington, DC – Unicorn Riot has confirmed that the alt-right neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa, operating through its new front group the American Identity Movement, is using the payment processor Cash App to receive funds. [Editorial note: Identity Evropa and the American Identity Movement are proven…...
  • Neo-Nazis Use Discord Chats to Promote New Zealand Copycat Shootings

    May 10, 2019
    When an Australian neo-nazi murdered 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand in March 2019, he was playing into a pre-existing online racist subculture that encourage the kind of attack he carried out. The gunman placed himself in a lineage of white…...