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# Charlottesville
Organisers of far-right rally in Virginia ordered to pay €25m in damages
A civil suit was filed by residents of the city of Charlottesville who were impacted by the August 2017 ‘Unite the Right’ rally.
# Virginia
Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville
Taking down the monument of General Robert E Lee follows years of contention and litigation.
# Time to go
Charlottesville to remove Confederate monuments
The development comes more than five years after a 2016 removal push focused on the Lee statue.
# Charlottesville
Neo-Nazi in Charlottesville attack given life sentence
James Alex Fields Jr apologised today for his actions.
# Charlottesville
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# christopher cantwell
White nationalist who featured in Vice documentary arrested over violent clashes
Christopher Cantwell handed himself into police custody over violence at Charlottesville.
# 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”.
# 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.
# defensive
Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence
Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.
Voices
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.
# 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.
# 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’.”
# 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,
# 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.
# 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.
Voices
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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
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’.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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”.
# 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.
# 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”.
# 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.”
# Virginia
'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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Charlottesville
Trump condemns hate on 'many sides' after woman killed by car at anti-Nazi protest
Two police officers died after a helicopter crashed.
# 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.
# 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.