Groups hold peace rallies across CA after vehicle attack, violence in Charlottesville

Patrice Gainsbourg
Agosto 13, 2017

No one on the ground was injured, it said.

Two other people died in a helicopter crash on Saturday near where white nationalists and counter-protesters had clashed earlier in the day, officials said.

"The shocking violence in Charlottesville - and the abhorrent ideology behind it - have no place in America or anywhere in the world", Garcettil wrote.

President Trump tweeted Saturday night his "deepest condolences" to the family and fellow police officers after the crash.

Heather Heyer died when a vehicle rammed into a group of people who were protesting the presence of white supremacists who had gathered in the city for a rally. Fields is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death.

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer called the killing of a 32-year-old woman and the injury of others by a vehicle at a rally in the city a "terrorist attack with a auto used as a weapon". It is racists and white supremacists.

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"So, after decades of White Americans being targeted for discriminated and anti-White hatred, we come together as a people, and you attack us?" he wrote. Go home. You are not wanted in this great commonwealth.

Corinne Geller, a State Police spokeswoman, said that the crash occurred a few hours after the downtown car-plowing attack and linked it to the violence.

However, the United States president failed to explicitly call out the role of white supremacists in the clashes, which led to strong criticism from both Republicans and Democrats.

Events in Charlottesville appeared to have calmed down late Saturday afternoon, with small groups of demonstrators continuing to peacefully march and wave flags. He said no injuries were reported due to police encounters.

Rioting broke out in the centre of the town after a group of white supremacists protested the removal of a statue to the pro-slavery Civil War general Robert E. Lee.

"We are determined to take our country back", Duke told Indianapolis Star journalist Mykal McEldowney.

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