Matthew Heimbach

  • 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…...
  • Tennessee Homeland Security Analyst: Violent Neo-Nazis “Not The Issue”

    April 27, 2018
    Knoxville, TN – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through public records requests show conversations between law enforcement monitoring events concerning the now-defunct neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party, or TWP. An email thread we received from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows a loose timeline of various…...
  • Leaked: A Year Inside The Failed Neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party

    April 5, 2018
    Paoli, IN – One of the most prominent neo-nazi factions in America, the Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP) was led by Matthew Heimbach, a camera-friendly rising star in the far-right lecture circuit who had once trained with mainstream conservative think tanks. Founded in 2013, the TWP…...
  • Neo-Nazi Leader Matthew Heimbach Arrested For Domestic Violence

    March 13, 2018
    Paoli, IN – Felony charges have been filed today against Matthew Heimbach, the leader of the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP). Online court filings show a new case, ‘State of Indiana v. Matthew W. Heimbach,’ and a police report lists four charges of strangulation, intimidation,…...
  • “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…...
  • 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…...
  • 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: Discord Logs Expose Regional Networks Planning for #UniteTheRight

    August 29, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – More than two weeks after the white supremacist Unite The Right event ended in a vehicular mass attack that left a woman murdered and nineteen people injured, many details from August 12 remain unresolved. Unicorn Riot obtained access to thousands of internet…...
  • White Supremacists To Hold “Unite The Right” Rally in Charlottesville

    August 11, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – White supremacist, white nationalist, neo-Nazi, and alt-right groups are currently converging on the Charlottesville area in anticipation of tomorrow’s planned “Unite The Right” rally. Friday: White Supremacist Mob Carrying Torches Attacks Anti-Racist Protesters in Charlottesville / Saturday: Violent White Supremacist Rally in…...