Heather Heyer

  • 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…...
  • Florida Prepares Statewide Police Resources To Defend Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer

    October 10, 2017
    UPDATE (Wednesday, October 18, 2017): An anonymous source has contacted Unicorn Riot and provided us with two images that show planned police deployments to protect the Richard Spencer event at University of Florida campus on the 19th. Our source told us that these maps do…...
  • Charlotte: Emails Show Confusion Over Cancelled Nazi Torch Rally

    October 3, 2017
    Charlotte, NC – Through a records request sent to the office of Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Unicorn Riot obtained emails regarding the recently cancelled neo-Nazi ‘torch rally’ that had been scheduled for December 28. Of the 20 emails we received, 14 were sent by Charlotte…...
  • DATA RELEASE: Neo-Nazis Plan Revenge in New Discord Server After #UniteTheRight

    September 5, 2017
    Lincoln, NE – Far-right white supremacists are continuing to use the Discord online chat platform to organize stalking and hacking campaigns against their anti-racist opponents. In the immediate aftermath of the violence against protesters, ending in the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, VA on…...
  • Charlottesville Violence Planned Over Discord Servers: Unicorn Riot Reports

    September 5, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – On Friday August 11, the day before the white supremacist Unite the Right rally, Unicorn Riot reporters en route to Charlottesville began to receive leaks from planning meetings preparing for the event. Over the group gaming chat platform Discord, representatives from various…...
  • DATA RELEASE: “Unite The Right” Planning Chats Demonstrate Violent Intent

    August 22, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – As white supremacist groups continue to hold “free speech” events in the wake of the deadly hit-and-run attack in Charlottesville, many elements of the self-named “alt-right” have come under increased scrutiny. Organizations have been refused service by web providers and payment processors.…...
  • DATA RELEASE: Discord Chats Planned Armed Neo-Nazi Militia Operations In Charlottesville

    August 18, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – After an anonymous source provided Unicorn Riot with access to Discord chat servers being used to plan white supremacist events in Charlottesville, we began publishing leaks of the materials online. Today, we begin a series of Data Release publications documenting many of…...
  • LEAKED: The Planning Meetings that Led Up to Neo-Nazi Terrorism in Charlottesville

    August 16, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – Leaked audio recordings of conversations carried over the chat app Discord show how white supremacist, neo-nazi, and ‘alt-right’ organizers prepared for last weekend’s ‘Unite The Right’ gathering of hundreds of racists and anti-semitic self-proclaimed fascists in the scenic Virginia town of Charlottesville.…...
  • Minneapolis Marches in Solidarity With Murdered Anti-Racist Heather Heyer

    August 14, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds of anti-racists and anti-fascists marched in solidarity with Heather Heyer, two days after the white supremacist terror attack in Charlottesville that took Heather’s life. An effigy of James Fields, the domestic terrorist who killed Heyer, was burnt in front of the…...