Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

Violence Erupts at White Nationalist Rally in Virginia

Duration: 01:28s - Published: < > Embed
News video: Violence Erupts at White Nationalist Rally in VirginiaTerry McAuliffeTerry McAuliffe
Several people were injured after being hit by a car at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by

Transcript: Violence Erupts at White Nationalist Rally in Virginia

Virginia's governor declared a  state of emergency  after a white nationalist rally turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia.

At least one person is dead, and several others are injured.

An event called "Unite the Right" drew  hundreds of protesters  to oppose a plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen.

Robert E.


Demonstrators marched on the University of Virginia's campus Friday night and protested at a local park Saturday.

Some protesters carried Confederate flags and chanted "you will not replace us." They were met with hundreds of counterprotesters, and several violent incidents broke out.

A car ran over a group of counterprotesters.

Police said there were  multiple injuries , though the severity is unknown.

But, Charlottesville's  mayor tweeted  after the incident that "a life has been lost." SEE MORE: 'Hatreon' Is The New Crowdfunding Platform For The 'Alt-Right' Virginia Gov.

Terry McAuliffe said, "Public safety cannot be safeguarded without additional powers ...

I am disgusted by the hatred, bigotry and violence these protesters have brought to our state." The scenes in Virginia were similar to others that happened around far-right protests at Berkeley, California, and Portland, Oregon.  Police declared the event an unlawful assembly and made several arrests.

At least  two people  sustained injuries that were not life-threatening in fights between protesters and counterprotesters.

President Trump later addressed the violence during a press conference. "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides. ...

What is vital now is a swift restoration of law and order and the protection of innocent lives."

Recent related news

Virginia Declares Emergency Over Violence At White Nationalist Rally

Virginia Declares Emergency Over Violence At White Nationalist RallyWatch Video Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency after a white nationalist rally...
Newsy - WorldAlso reported by •NPR

Trump says ‘no place’ in US for violence seen in Virginia

BEDMINISTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump says there’s “no place” in the United States...
Seattle Times - WorldAlso reported by •USATODAY.comNew Zealand Herald

Microsoft CEO Nadella, Zuckerburg condemn Virginia violence

India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Apple chief Tim Cook and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerbeurg...
DNA - World

Watch President Trump's statement on Charlottesville violence

President Donald Trump said Saturday there was "no place" in the United States for the kind of...

6 business leaders have quit Trump. Who's next?

Six executives have walked away from a presidential council on manufacturing jobs since the violence...
CNNMoney - Front Page

Poll: What do Americans think of Trump’s response to Charlottesville?

After deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend, the president directed...
CBS News - Politics

Confederate Symbols Still Spur National Division

Confederate statues come down, Confederate memorials covered up and public debates over Confederate...

Colleges brace for more violence amid rash of hate on campus

BOSTON (AP) — Colleges are bracing for more violence on campus after a deadly attack at a white...
Seattle Times - Front Page

Tina Fey returns to ‘Weekend Update’ to talk Charlottesville

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiny Fey has returned to “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live” to...
Seattle Times - Front Page

Roadblocks, weapons bans as Boston braces for 'Free Speech' rally

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston officials are planning road blockades and even banning food vendors from...
Reuters - US

You Might Like

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+