Charlottesville

  • National Guard Soldier Who Deployed to DC Identified as Neo-Nazi

    June 9, 2020
    Columbus, OH – When Ohio sent one hundred National Guard troops to Washington D.C. to assist the Trump administration’s repression of protests, they also sent at least one soldier tied to neo-nazi and white supremacist ideology. Last week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine confirmed that one…...
  • LEAKED: Neo-Nazi Terrorist ‘Feuerkrieg Division’ Organizing Chats

    March 20, 2020
    In early 2020, the more violent and radical end of the neo-nazi movement has come under increasing scrutiny and legal prosecution. Members of Atomwaffen and The Base, both neo-nazi groups that openly embrace terrorist tactics, have recently been arrested in ongoing high-profile criminal cases. The…...
  • Missouri GOP Volunteer Tied To Neo-Nazi Group

    October 30, 2019
    Cape Girardeau, MO – Gavin Sample, a student at Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO), is involved in right-wing campus groups and volunteers for Republican election campaigns. He’s also a member of the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa, according to leaked chat records. (Identity Evropa was one…...
  • Exposed: State Department Official Posted in Nazi Charlottesville Chats

    August 7, 2019
    Washington, DC – Today, an investigation by reporter Michael Hayden for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)’s Hatewatch revealed that US State Department official Matthew Q. Gebert has been active in the neo-nazi movement over the last several years. Leaked Discord chat logs obtained by…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • 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…...
  • “Americans of European Heritage Exclusively”: Identity Evropa Front Group Meetings Leaked

    April 27, 2019
    Washington, DC – Identity Evropa, the largest neo-Nazi organization in the United States, recently renamed itself the American Identity Movement. The name change came after reporting by Unicorn Riot exposed over a year of internal chat logs from inside Identity Evropa, leading to journalists and…...