Washington

  • 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…...
  • Far-Right Rally Fizzles in Washington, DC

    July 7, 2019
    Washington, D.C. –  A rally organized by numerous far-right figures, including Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, failed to organize more than a few hundred people, with approximately 500 – 700 antiracist counter protesters rallying against them. Although the organizers billed the event on Saturday, July…...
  • Slouching Towards The Ethnostate: Inside The American Identity Movement

    July 4, 2019
    Washington, DC –  Earlier this year, the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa (IE), known for organizing the deadly Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, rebranded itself the ‘American Identity Movement’ (AmIM). By adopting generic patriotic imagery and conservative rhetoric, the group has sought to build a…...
  • 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…...
  • “Americans of European Heritage Exclusively”: Identity Evropa Front Group Meetings Leaked

    April 27, 2019
    Washington, DC – Identity Evropa, the largest neo-Nazi organization in the United States, recently renamed itself the American Identity Movement. The name change came after reporting by Unicorn Riot exposed over a year of internal chat logs from inside Identity Evropa, leading to journalists and…...
  • 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…...
  • Identity Evropa’s Neo-Nazi Organizing Plans Revealed In New Leaks

    March 8, 2019
    Burkesville, KY – Today, while Identity Evropa scrambles to respond to Unicorn Riot’s exclusive leak of their main Discord server, we are publishing additional Discord and Slack chats used by the neo-Nazi group. The latest Identity Evropa leak published today includes several Discord servers such…...
  • ‘Bowl Patrol’: Dylann Roof Fans Hope to Inspire More Mass Shootings

    January 8, 2019
    On June 17, 2015, 20-year-old Dylann Roof shot and killed 9 people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof, an avid reader of neo-Nazi websites such as Stormfront and the Daily Stormer, quickly admitted to the killing and later …...
  • Arrested D.C. Nazi Marched in Charlottesville, Befriended Pittsburgh Shooter

    November 14, 2018
    Washington, DC – After the deadly ‘Unite the Right‘ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, researchers have kept advancing investigations and documentation of the violent neo-Nazi and white supremacist network that attended. James Alex Fields, Jr., the white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd of…...
  • ‘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…...