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#Charlottesville

From TheJournal.ie Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence Charlottesville

Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence

James Alex Fields Jr apologised today for his actions.

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years Charlottesville This post contains videos

Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years

James Alex Fields (21) was convicted of murdering 32-year-old paralegal Heather Heyer.

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman James Alex Fields Jr

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

From TheJournal.ie Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears Charlottesville

Photographer heard 'thuds, screams and cries' as neo-Nazi ploughed into crowd, US court hears

James Fields (21) is accused of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

From TheJournal.ie Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville Alt Right

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville

Another far-right rally is scheduled for Sunday, right outside the White House.

From TheJournal.ie Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington Anniversary

Group behind far-right Charlottesville rally gets approval for 'white civil rights' march in Washington

The rally is due to take place on the anniversary of the Charlottesville event during which a woman was killed.

From TheJournal.ie Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content Memphis

Cinema cancels Gone With the Wind screening over 'racially insensitive' content

The film is usually shown every summer but will not be shown next year.

From TheJournal.ie White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes Christopher Cantwell

White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes

Christopher Cantwell handed himself into police custody over violence at Charlottesville.

From TheJournal.ie United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions Charlottesville

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions

A UN committee has said the move is aimed at helping prevent “existing problems from escalating into conflict”.

From TheJournal.ie TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name University Of Virginia

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name

The decision came following the recent violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence Defensive

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville statue: 'Many monuments to British figures were destroyed or removed in Ireland too' Opinion

Charlottesville statue: 'Many monuments to British figures were destroyed or removed in Ireland too'

The blowing up of Nelson’s pillar, on O’Connell Street, in 1966 is the most acute example of the re-writing of the Irish landscape, writes Dr Richard Scriven.

From TheJournal.ie A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump Extremism

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to speak to Trump Heather Heyer

Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to speak to Trump

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying ‘I’m sorry’.”

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist White House

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist

It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish' Civil War Politics

Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish'

The US President sent a number of tweets on this issue this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman' Heather Heyer

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'These bigots are not representative of 60 million citizens who voted for Trump' Charlottesville

Opinion: 'These bigots are not representative of 60 million citizens who voted for Trump'

Saying that the average Trump voter is a racist amounts to a slur on those (including several of my own close friends) who voted for him for a variety of reasons, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US? Explainer

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

From TheJournal.ie Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement Charlottesville

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy' Heather Heyer

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

From TheJournal.ie 'Violence' on the alt-left and Irish manufacturing: Key moments from Trump's bizarre press conference What's He Said Now?

'Violence' on the alt-left and Irish manufacturing: Key moments from Trump's bizarre press conference

The US President fielded numerous questions on Charlottesville and his response to the violence yesterday.

Jennifer Lawrence is calling for people to identify white supremacists who attended rallies at Charlottesville

She called protesters at the white supremacist rally ‘pathetic cowards’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides Outrage

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides

The statement once again drew sharp criticism from across the political and cultural board.

From TheJournal.ie 'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag Controversy

'They probably weren't aware': Cork County Board condemns flying of Confederate flag

The flag was flown by Cork supporters during Sunday’s All Ireland semi-final against Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia Charlottesville

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

From TheJournal.ie The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014 Xenophobia

The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014

President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches Charlottesville

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches

The US President has been criticised strongly after initially stating that there was violence “on many sides”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Is it something we want to keep doing?’ Cork fans again urged to drop Confederate flag Cork GAA

‘Is it something we want to keep doing?’ Cork fans again urged to drop Confederate flag

Civil rights groups call the flag a symbol of “hate and racism.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference Virginia This post contains videos

'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference

Jason Kessler had barely begun speaking before protesters began shouting over him.

From TheJournal.ie 'Of course' Trump condemns KKK and white supremacists, White House says Charlottesville

'Of course' Trump condemns KKK and white supremacists, White House says

One woman was killed, and 19 were injured, when a car ploughed into people at a counter-protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.

From TheJournal.ie Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon' Virginia

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'

There were widespread scenes of violence yesterday in the Virgina city as white supremacist and nationalist demonstrations clashed with counter-protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest Charlottesville

Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest

Two police officers died after a helicopter crashed.

From The42 NHL and Detroit Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white supremacist rally Quick Response

NHL and Detroit Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white supremacist rally

Some white nationalists at a violent rally in Charlottesville were spotted using a modified Red Wings logo.

From TheJournal.ie One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia Charlottesville

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia

There were violent altercations today in the small city as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators clashed.