Alt-right

  • Gab Users Coordinate Hate in Private Chat Server

    October 30, 2018
    The Internet – Gab is a popular alt-right social media website used by Robert Bowers, who posted to the platform shortly before going on a shooting spree and killing 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, October 27, 2018.…...
  • Far-Right Racists Push Fake South Africa ‘White Genocide’ Narrative

    August 23, 2018
    Pretoria, South Africa – The narrative of oppressed “white farmers” in South Africa, now being promoted by US President Trump, is a decades-old neo-Nazi and white supremacist talking point. In fact, current proponents of the South African ‘white genocide’ narrative lie at the intersection of…...
  • Alt-Right Networks Behind Charlottesville Rally Exposed in ‘Vibrant Diversity’ Discord Chats

    August 12, 2018
    Charlottesville, VA – During our reporting on the neo-nazi Unite The Right rally in August 2017, Unicorn Riot obtained and published the contents of a Discord chat server used to plan the event. Discord, a free text and voice chat program marketed for gamers, was…...
  • Pacific Northwest Nazi Networks Exposed in Discord Chats

    August 3, 2018
    Portland, OR – Ahead of this weekend’s far-right “Patriot Prayer” rally in Portland, which is expected to bring many members of violent far-right groups such as the Proud Boys, Unicorn Riot has obtained the logs of a Discord chat server showing months of closely related…...
  • Daily Stormer Propagandist ‘Zeiger’ Exposed As Montreal Fascist Organizer Gabriel Sohier-Chaput

    May 5, 2018
    Montreal, Québec – Newly surfaced materials from a chat room called Montreal Storm have exposed a group of neo-nazis affiliated with the website Daily Stormer. The chats have also exposed the identity of ‘Zeiger’, a man who described himself as “the #2 writer” for the…...
  • Georgia Police Used Fake News From Militia To Plan For Nazi Rally, Emails Show

    May 1, 2018
    Newnan, GA – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through a public records request to the Coweta County Sheriff suggest that law enforcement relied on false ‘alt-right’ posts in their planning for an April 21, 2018 rally by the neo-nazi National Socialist Movement (NSM). The NSM…...
  • Neo-Nazi Leader Matthew Heimbach Arrested For Domestic Violence

    March 13, 2018
    Paoli, IN – Felony charges have been filed today against Matthew Heimbach, the leader of the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP). Online court filings show a new case, ‘State of Indiana v. Matthew W. Heimbach,’ and a police report lists four charges of strangulation, intimidation,…...
  • “We’re Americans, And We’re Fascists”: Inside Patriot Front

    March 5, 2018
    Lansing, MI – As white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at Michigan State University on Monday, March 5, far-right, neo-Nazi and “alt-right” factions have been arriving in the area ahead of his event. One such group is Patriot Front, which was formed after…...
  • European Alt-Right Exposed Organizing Sock Puppet Smear Campaigns on Discord

    February 8, 2018
    Germany – On Saturday, February 3, the Twitter account Alt Right Leaks began releasing screenshots, video and audio from an alt-right Discord server called ‘Reconquista Germanica.’ Leaked video shows users discussing how to create fake accounts en masse in order to exploit algorithms against opponents…...
  • Discord Logs Show Neo-Nazi Agenda Behind ‘Anti-Communist Action’

    November 1, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – In the months since the Unite The Right rally led to the death of Heather Heyer and triggered a massive backlash, new details about groups involved continue to surface. One of the Nazi-affiliated groups behind Unite The Right, Anti-Communist Action (‘Anticom’ for…...