Washington

  • ‘Unite The Right 2’ Dwarfed by Counter-Protests in DC

    August 13, 2018
    Washington, D.C. – One year after the deadly Unite The Right rally brought hundreds of violent white supremacists to Charlottesville, Virginia, Jason Kessler, the rally’s organizer held an anniversary event with a fraction of the original’s attendance. While many white supremacist and neo-nazi groups are…...
  • Pacific Northwest Nazi Networks Exposed in Discord Chats

    August 3, 2018
    Portland, OR – Ahead of this weekend’s far-right “Patriot Prayer” rally in Portland, which is expected to bring many members of violent far-right groups such as the Proud Boys, Unicorn Riot has obtained the logs of a Discord chat server showing months of closely related…...
  • US Attorney Drops Remaining Trump Inauguration Protest Charges

    July 6, 2018
    Washington, DC – Today in DC Superior Court, federal prosecutors filed notice of their intention to drop charges against all remaining defendants facing charges from protests against President Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017. All defendants had originally faced felony charges of conspiracy to riot,…...
  • 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…...
  • Second Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Ends In Acquittals/Mistrials

    June 7, 2018
    Washington, DC – The US government has again failed to secure convictions in its mass felony prosecution of anti-Trump protesters arrested during the presidential inauguration on January 20 (J20), 2017. After the first trial ended in full acquittals late last year, the second trial has…...
  • Another Trump Inauguration Protester Acquitted at Trial

    June 6, 2018
    Washington, DC – As jury deliberations drag on in the second trial of protesters mass-arrested during President Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017, another partial verdict was reached in the morning of June 6. Jurors found defendant Seth Cadman not guilty on all charges, with…...
  • More Trump Inauguration Protest Arrestees Have Charges Dismissed

    June 4, 2018
    Washington, DC – The case brought by the US Attorney against protesters mass-arrested opposing President Trump’s inauguration suffered several more losses early this week. On Monday morning, federal prosecutors moved to dismiss the remaining charges against 3 defendants who had been scheduled to go to…...
  • Second J20 Trial Heads To Jury Despite Court Sanctions Against Prosecutors

    June 1, 2018
    Washington, DC – On Thursday, May 31, a major blow was dealt to the federal prosecution of anti-Trump protesters mass-arrested during Inauguration Day on January 20 (J20), 2017. DC Superior Court Chief Judge Robert Morin ruled that the US Attorney had misled him by not…...
  • Prosecutors Illegally Withheld Evidence From Trump Inauguration Protesters, Judge Finds

    May 23, 2018
    Washington, DC – The United States government has officially been put “on notice” for violating the constitutional rights of anti-Trump protesters. While the second trial of people mass-arrested at an “anti-capitalist, antifascist” protest march during President Trump’s inauguration in DC began last week, hearings for…...
  • Second Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Begins

    May 16, 2018
    Washington, DC – The second trial of protesters mass-arrested at an ‘antifascist, anti-capitalist’ march during President Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (J20), 2017 has begun in DC Superior Court. After two days of jury selection, the jury was empaneled Tuesday afternoon, and opening arguments began…...