National Socialist Movement

  • Neo-Nazi Splinter Group’s Chats Show A Fractured, Violent Movement

    November 13, 2018
    Sale Creek, TN – Following the disastrous Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in August 2017, the white supremacist movement in the United States fractured into various smaller groups. One of the groups, the National Socialist Legion (NSL), has emerged more recently, founded by former…...
  • 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…...
  • Georgia Police Used Fake News From Militia To Plan For Nazi Rally, Emails Show

    May 1, 2018
    Newnan, GA – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through a public records request to the Coweta County Sheriff suggest that law enforcement relied on false ‘alt-right’ posts in their planning for an April 21, 2018 rally by the neo-nazi National Socialist Movement (NSM). The NSM…...
  • 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,…...
  • Frustrated Neo-Nazis Attack Locals After Bungled Rallies in Tennessee

    October 30, 2017
    Shelbyville, TN – On Saturday, October 28, hundreds of neo-Nazis and white supremacists descended on middle Tennessee, with at least twice as many anti-racist counter-protesters converging in opposition. A morning “white lives matter” rally was scheduled to take place in a Shelbyville park, as well…...
  • 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…...
  • Neo-Nazi William Planer Arrested After Vandalizing Synagogue

    July 18, 2017
    Colorado Springs, CO – Neo-Nazi William Planer is currently in the custody of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office after being arrested on misdemeanor charges stemming from the vandalism of a local synagogue. Surveillance video from around 1:30 AM on June 10 shows Planer and…...
  • Confrontation Looming As Neo-Nazi Groups To Hold Rally in Pikeville, KY

    April 29, 2017
    Pikeville, KY – Tensions are running high as the scheduled date and time approaches for the “Take A Stand for White Working Families” rally planned by the Traditionalist Workers Party (TWP), a neo-Nazi hate group with a history of violence. Unicorn Riot is on the…...