Charlottesville

  • 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…...
  • Identity Evropa Struggles To Gain Footing After Rebranding as Patriot Group

    April 11, 2019
    Washington, DC – A month ago, Unicorn Riot published internal chat records from Identity Evropa, one of the largest and most active alt-right/neo-Nazi groups in the United States. Since then, the group has rebranded itself as the so-called ‘American Identity Movement’. The group’s leader, Patrick…...
  • Marketing Hate: Inside Identity Evropa’s Neo-Nazi Messaging

    March 14, 2019
    Fairfax, VA – Unicorn Riot is releasing a series of seminars and voice chats that provide detailed insight into how the neo-Nazi, alt-right group Identity Evropa has carefully crafted their messaging strategies. The group places a high premium on being able to sidestep accusations of…...
  • ‘Identity Evropa’ Leader Fails To Sneakily Rebrand Neo-Nazi Group

    March 12, 2019
    Fairfax, VA – Following a series of Unicorn Riot investigations published last week, the neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa claims to have disbanded. However, recent statements by the group’s leader Patrick Casey appear to have been deceptive in nature, and the group has merely tried to…...