Canada designates Proud Boys as terrorist group

Canada named the far-right Proud Boys a terrorist entity on Wednesday, saying it posed an active security threat and played a “pivotal role” in last month’s attack on the U.S. Capitol that left five people dead. Although the Proud Boys have never mounted an attack in Canada, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair said domestic intelligence… Read More Canada designates Proud Boys as terrorist group

U.S. President Donald Trump condemns white supremacists

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he condemned all white supremacists including the “Proud Boys,” an organization identified as a hate group, further walking back comments he made this week that were viewed as emboldening the group. “I condemn all white supremacists, I condemn the Proud Boys. I don’t know much about the Proud Boys… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump condemns white supremacists

Jury convicts white nationalist James Fields for murder of anti-white supremacy protester

A white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, killing one of the counterdemonstrators, was found guilty on Friday of first-degree murder and nine other counts. The jury deliberated for about seven hours before convicting 21-year-old James Fields of all charges stemming from… Read More Jury convicts white nationalist James Fields for murder of anti-white supremacy protester

One dead, dozens injured as car plows into crowd at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

At least one person was killed and 34 others injured in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday when white nationalists protesting plans to remove the statue of a Confederate general clashed with counter-demonstrators and a car plowed into a crowd, officials said. The clashes prompted the governor to declare an emergency and halt the rally, and President… Read More One dead, dozens injured as car plows into crowd at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia