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  • Identity Evropa, Rebranded: Six Months Later

    September 30, 2019
    Harper’s Ferry, WV – Identity Evropa, the alt-right neo-nazi group behind the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, renamed itself the American Identity Movement earlier this year. Now, more than half a year after the group attempted to redefine its name and image, we examine…...
  • Exposed: State Department Official Posted in Nazi Charlottesville Chats

    August 7, 2019
    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…...
  • Neo-Nazi Gets Multiple Life Sentences In Federal Prison for Charlottesville Car Attack

    June 30, 2019
    Charlottesville, VA – Last Friday, June 28, 2019, James Alex Fields appeared for sentencing in federal court on charges related to his deadly car attack after the neo-nazi Unite The Right rally on August 12, 2017. Fields, now age 22, had already pleaded guilty to…...
  • Police Fusion Center Tied to Fake Social Media Accounts

    June 4, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – Unicorn Riot filed a public records request to the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) for information related to the occupation of the 4th Precinct in 2015 after Jamar Clark was killed by police. The documents we received offer a glimpse into the world…...
  • Neo-Nazi Group Identity Evropa Using Cash App to Raise Funds

    May 13, 2019
    Washington, DC – Unicorn Riot has confirmed that the alt-right neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa, operating through its new front group the American Identity Movement, is using the payment processor Cash App to receive funds. [Editorial note: Identity Evropa and the American Identity Movement are proven…...
  • Identity Evropa Struggles To Gain Footing After Rebranding as Patriot Group

    April 11, 2019
    Washington, DC – A month ago, Unicorn Riot published internal chat records from Identity Evropa, one of the largest and most active alt-right/neo-Nazi groups in the United States. Since then, the group has rebranded itself as the so-called ‘American Identity Movement’. The group’s leader, Patrick…...
  • European Alt-Right Exposed Organizing Sock Puppet Smear Campaigns on Discord

    February 8, 2018
    Germany – On Saturday, February 3, the Twitter account Alt Right Leaks began releasing screenshots, video and audio from an alt-right Discord server called ‘Reconquista Germanica.’ Leaked video shows users discussing how to create fake accounts en masse in order to exploit algorithms against opponents…...
  • Criminalizing Dissent: After Proving “Mere Presence” J20 Prosecution Rests Case

    December 13, 2017
    Washington, DC – Since November 20, trial has been underway for the first group of defendants charged with multiple felonies after being caught up in a politically targeted mass arrest of an anarchist protest march during Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (J20). The arrests…...
  • Criminalizing Dissent: Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Enters Fourth Week

    December 9, 2017
    Washington, DC – Several weeks into the first trial of the individuals who were mass arrested during President Trump’s inauguration in DC on January 20 (J20), the prosecution is almost ready to rest its case. The arrests occurred at 12th & L streets when police…...
  • DAPL Security Leak Shows Coordinated Surveillance and Repression of Water Protectors

    May 29, 2017
    Bismarck, ND – Leaked documents created by military intelligence contractor TigerSwan, recently obtained and published by The Intercept, provide a previously unseen look inside the operations taken by Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) security contractors against the #NoDAPL movement. TigerSwan was contracted to coordinate DAPL security…...