Heather Heyer

  • Judge Approves Multiple Life Sentences For Neo-Nazi In Charlottesville Attack

    December 11, 2018
    Charlottesville, VA – James Alex Fields, who charged his car into a group of counter-protesters after the ‘Unite The Right’ rally, received a recommended multiple life sentence from a jury today. Last week, James Fields was found guilty on all charges, including first degree murder.…...
  • Neo-Nazi Convicted of Murder in Charlottesville Auto Attack

    December 9, 2018
    Charlottesville, VA – On Friday, December 7, 2018 in Charlottesville Circuit Court, jurors in Virginia found James Alex Fields guilty on all counts at the trial stemming from his arrest after the Unite The Right rally on August 12, 2017. After a white supremacist rally…...
  • Anti-Racist Crowd Overwhelms Small Far-Right Rally in Philly

    November 19, 2018
    Philadelphia, PA – Over a thousand anti-racist protesters gathered on Independence Mall on Saturday to oppose a “We The People” rally organized by right-wing groups tied to groups like the Proud Boys and the Three Percenter militia network. The rally was organized by a Facebook…...
  • 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…...
  • “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…...
  • 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…...
  • Anti-Racist Mobilizations Oppose Neo-Nazis in Middle Tennessee

    October 28, 2017
    Murfreesboro & Shelbyville, TN – Large demonstrations of hundreds of anti-racist protesters are expected on Saturday as two different white supremacist rallies are planned to take place in middle Tennessee the same day. The ‘Nationalist Front’ has organized two different rallies under the banner of…...
  • Groups Behind Unite The Right Sued For “Illegal Paramilitary Activity”

    October 15, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – On Thursday, October 12, the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) at Georgetown Law School filed a criminal complaint in Virginia state court against a list of organizations and individuals. The legal filing seeks to enjoin a variety of groups involved…...