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Inside the American Identity Movement’s Southwest Chapter

Los Angeles, CA – The alt-right neo-nazi group Identity Evropa, mostly known for its role in organizing the deadly Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, recently renamed itself the American Identity Movement. While the group has been reeling from mass exposure of its members due…

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Man Arrested Planning Vegas Attacks Joined Neo-Nazi Party, Leaked Chats Show

Las Vegas, NV – On Friday, August 9, federal prosecutors announced the arrest of 23-year-old Conor Climo for allegedly planning attacks to kill LGBTQ and Jewish people. According to the criminal complaint, Climo discussed making homemade explosives and intended to bomb synagogues, the offices of…

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Exposed: State Department Official Posted in Nazi Charlottesville Chats

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…

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Slouching Towards The Ethnostate: Inside The American Identity Movement

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…

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Neo-Nazis Use Discord Chats to Promote New Zealand Copycat Shootings

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…