White nationalists carrying torches returned to Charlottesville chanting 'we will be back'

White nationalists carrying torches returned to Charlottesville chanting 'we will be back'

White nationalists carrying torches returned to Charlottesville chanting 'we will be back'

Two months after sparking nationwide outrage and clashes, dozens of White nationalist protesters returned to the USA town of Charlottesville on Saturday night.

The march comes about two months after an alleged neo-Nazi crashed his vehicle into a crowd of counter protesters in Charlottesville, killing one person.

About 40 to 50 people, including Richard Spencer, president of white supremacist think tank National Policy Institute, gathered at Emancipation Park where the statue stands. Obama's Charlottesville message becomes most liked tweet everPolice say no incidents happened at the rally.

The marchers carried tiki torches and wore white shirts and khaki trousers.

An August rally organized by white nationalists to protest the planned removal of the Lee statue turned deadly when counter-protester Heather Heyer, 32, was killed by someone driving a vehicle into the crowd. We've been planning this for a long time.

On Sept. 14, Trump signed a resolution passed by Congress condemning white supremacists, Neo-Nazis and other hate groups. You're not welcome here! "Meantime we're looking at all our legal options".

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The following day on August 12, a much bigger gathering of white supremacists, Neo-Nazis and other various hate groups descended into chaos, with attendees and anti-racist counter-protesters brawling in the streets.

It was a planned flash mob.

They promised to keep returning to Charlottesville, which they argued had become symbolic of their right to speak and also had come to symbolize the tearing down of symbols of the nation's history.

On Saturday night, a local NBC station's description of the Charlottesville marchers as "white activists" caused controversy.

"We are a people with interests". "Officers with our department then followed the tour bus to ensure that the group was leaving the city", police told WVIR. Police said they'll work with city leaders and the Commonwealth Attorney's office to see what legal action could be taken in response to the gathering.

As reported in media accounts, the August event drew supporters from across the country.

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