Vendredi, 28 Février 2020
Dernières nouvelles
Principale » Heather Heyer, Charlottesville, and the Awful Trajectory of Political Violence

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville, and the Awful Trajectory of Political Violence

14 Août 2017

RT wraps up what is known about the incident so far.

Less than 24 hours had passed since a driver plowed into demonstrators protesting against white nationalists in Charlottesville.

Both sides clashed in the streets, using bats, shields and deploying pepper spray and other substances.

According to the City Hall statement, Cullen and Bates "were working with the Charlottesville Police and their brothers and sisters in the Virginia State Police to help ensure the safety of many city residents and visitors who were in Charlottesville yesterday".

Many people witnessed the fatal attack on counter-protesters, which sent some flying into the air. He alleged slammed his auto into the sedan, causing a collision with people, then hit more people by reversing his vehicle at high speed.

The vehicle stopped only after colliding with another auto. The force of the collision hurled several people into the air.

Washington, Aug 13 A vehicle rammed into a crowd marching against a white supremacist rally in the USA state of Virginia, killing a woman and injuring 19 others, while two police officers monitoring the demonstration died following a helicopter crash near the protest site.

A spokesperson for University of Virginia Medical Center said Sunday that the hospital was treating five other victims who were listed in critical condition.

CASO in Hajin: Militant opens fire; two cops, army man injured
Security forces have cordoned off the area and search operations has been launched to eliminate hiding militants in the area. Both the injured have been hospitalised, he said. "The firing continued for about 30 minutes", said the official.

His alleged actions led to the death of Heather Heyer, age 32. The fundraising has surpassed the initial goal of $50,000 less than in a day.

James Alex Fields Jr. The case become a federal one partly because the chief suspect, 20- year-old James Alex Fields, Jr, crossed state lines, from OH to Virginia.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced late on Saturday that federal authorities would pursue a civil rights investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

After the deadly and ugly events in Charlottesville I am calling on President Trump to clearly and unequivocally condemn and denounce the violent protest organized by the white supremacists and neo-Nazis, including Richard Spencer and Jason Kessler, with support from David Duke. "I told him to be careful", Bloom said.

"When such actions arise from racial bigotry and hatred, they betray our core values and can not be tolerated", the attorney general said.

"We will get through this stronger than we were yesterday", Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer told the crowd.

The mother of four said it's up to everyone to start having "some really tough conversations" to combat racism.

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville, and the Awful Trajectory of Political Violence