White Supremacists Warned To "Go home"


One person died and 19 were injured Saturday when a auto rammed a crowd of counterprotesters gathered to oppose a "Unite the Right" rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups. Fields is from Maumee, Ohio.

Thomas said that the other two deaths occurred from the crash of a Virginia State Police helicopter.

At least one of the injured was in critical condition, sources close to law enforcement told JTA on Saturday.

A flier for the event circulating on social media reads "Charlottesville, We Got Your Back" and "Bay Area United Against White Supremacy".

"There is no place for you here".

"On behalf of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors and County staff, I would like to offer honest condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of the victims of the violence that occurred in our community today", said Diantha McKeel, Chair of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.

Earlier in the day, thousands of far-right protesters clashed with groups that opposed them ahead of a "Unite the Right" in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Matt Korbon, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, said several hundred counter-protesters were marching when "suddenly there was just this tire screeching sound".

Horror footage has emerged online of the moments after the auto smashed into people. Those left standing scattered, screaming and running for safety in different directions.

Although a few cars were held up by the march, police said the rally was peaceful and there were no arrests.

In April, the city council voted to remove the bronze statue of pro-slavery Confederate General Robert Lee.

The Associated Press reported that at least 20 were injured Saturday and the mayor of Charlottesville confirmed one death in the afternoon via Twitter after the vehicle rammed into the crowd of marchers.

President Donald Trump drew sharp criticism on Saturday for not singling out white nationalists when he condemned the violent clashes that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia. Duke said that's why he and others at the rally voted for him. It is unclear if the driver was affiliated with white nationalists protesters or counter-protesters at this time.

"Go home", he said.

President Donald Trump said hate and division have no place in America.



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