State of emergency declared after clashes at Virginia white nationalist rally
13 August 2017 | 4:00 am
White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday ahead of a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general's statue that critics say glorifies the era of slavery.
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U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that not all of the facts were known yet about the aftermath of a white supremacist rally in Virginia that turned violent at the weekend and that both left- and right-wing groups used force.
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White nationalists and neo-Nazis gathered in Shelbyville, Tennessee for a 'White Lives Matter' rally, which was met by counter-protesters denouncing hate.
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Chris Hurst, the boyfriend of a TV reporter who was shot dead on camera in 2015, has won a seat in Virginia's statehouse.
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Police took a moment to rest in the shade at a rally in Charlottesville on Sunday (August 12), which marked the anniversary of last year's white nationalist gathering, before stepping in to arrest a man at the rally.
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Governor Ralph Northam has walked back an admission that he appeared in a racist costume in the 1980s. Top figures in his Democratic party have called on him to step down.
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Lawmakers in Virginia have voted to abolish the death penalty. The move marks the end of a long history of capital punishment in the state. Virginia currently has the highest number of executions in the United States. We take a closer look with FRANCE 24's Valérie Dekimpe.
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