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Unite the Right rally

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"Unite the Right" rally organizers on trial for deadly riot in 2017

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Grounds of conflict: "Unite the Right" rally Charlottesville, Va.

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Unite the Right rally helicopter footage

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A timeline of the 2017 protests in Charlottesville and the political fallout that followed

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Counterprotesters overwhelm 'Unite the Right' rally

The Unite the Right rally, also known as the Charlottesville rally or Charlottesville riots, was a white supremacist, anti-Semitic, White separatist and neo-Fascist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, from August 11 to 12, 2017. Protesters were members of the far-right and included self-identified members of the alt-right, neo-Confederates, white nationalists Klansmen, neo-Nazis, and various militias. The marchers chanted racist and antisemitic slogans, carried semi-automatic rifles, swastikas, Nazi symbols, the Valknut, Confederate battle flags, Deus Vult crosses, flags and other symbols of various past and present anti-Muslim and antisemitic groups. Within the Charlottesville area, the rally is often known as A12 or 8/12. The organizers' stated goals included unifying the American white nationalist movement and to oppose removing a statue of Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville's Emancipation Park.
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