Charlottesville

  • Arrested D.C. Nazi Marched in Charlottesville, Befriended Pittsburgh Shooter

    November 14, 2018
    Washington, DC – After the deadly ‘Unite the Right‘ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, researchers have kept advancing investigations and documentation of the violent neo-Nazi and white supremacist network that attended. James Alex Fields, Jr., the white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd of…...
  • Neo-Nazi Splinter Group’s Chats Show A Fractured, Violent Movement

    November 13, 2018
    Sale Creek, TN – Following the disastrous Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in August 2017, the white supremacist movement in the United States fractured into various smaller groups. One of the groups, the National Socialist Legion (NSL), has emerged more recently, founded by former…...
  • Amtrak Hijacker Participated In Neo-Nazi Chats with Charlottesville Organizers

    October 8, 2018
    Lincoln, NE – 26-year-old neo-Nazi Taylor Wilson was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison last week for his attempted armed attack on an Amtrak train last year. Now, newly discovered materials, including leaked Discord chats from the now-defunct Traditionalist Worker Party, show that Wilson…...
  • Feds Arrest 4 Neo-Nazis Over Charlottesville Violence

    October 2, 2018
    Charlottesville, VA – Today federal authorities announced the arrests of four California men on charges stemming from their involvement in violence at the neo-Nazi Unite The Right rally in August 2017. The four men are all members of the Rise Above Movement, or RAM, a…...
  • Far-Right Nationalists Attack Democratic Socialist Gathering in Kentucky

    September 28, 2018
    Louisville, KY – On the night of Thursday, September 27, approximately fifteen Louisville Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) members gathered at the Silver Dollar restaurant for a social event, which was openly advertised on social media and also attended by non-members. At some point during…...
  • 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…...
  • Portland Police Attack Antifascists, Defend Outnumbered Hate Rally

    August 7, 2018
    Portland, OR – On Saturday, August 4, 2018, weeks of far-right agitation culminated in a tense standoff between a few hundred supporters of the Patriot Prayer and several thousand anti-racist counter-protesters. The rally came just a month after events on June 30, when another Patriot…...
  • LEAKED: Violent Racists Use Facebook Chat To Plan ‘Unite The Right 2’

    June 28, 2018
    Content Advisory: Violent and racist language Charlottesville, VA – Last year, white supremacist Jason Kessler sought to bring together a large coalition of far-right, white nationalist and neo-nazi groups under the banner of his ‘Unite The Right’ event in Charlottesville. While the events of August…...
  • Federal Hate Crime Charges Filed In Charlottesville Car Attack

    June 27, 2018
    Washington, DC – Today the Department of Justice announced that a grand jury has returned an indictment against 21-year-old Ohio resident James Alex Fields in connection with a deadly car attack against anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, 2017. After the neo-nazi and…...
  • 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…...