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Today we will be introducing for the first time ever Andrew Coleman, a Tampa, FL based realtor who was a tiki torch carrying Nazi marcher at #UniteTheRight in Charlottesville five years ago this week.

Join us and other anti-fascist researchers as we #IgniteTheRight. 🔥🔥🔥 1/ Image
Andrew Coleman was ID’d via photos of him marching with the tiki torch Nazis who chanted “Jews will not replace us.”

Based on his shirt logo he marched as a member of neo-fascist group Identity Evropa, now rebranded as American Identity Movement. 2/

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identity_… Top left and right: Andrew ...
Andrew Coleman works as a realtor for Agile Realty Group @AgileGroupRE in Tampa, FL + “Deal Originator” w Benchmark International Group @benchmarkgroup.

They should be notified their agent participated in a violent racist march as a member of a white supremacist hate group. 3/ Top left: Andrew Coleman re...
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Five years ago, white supremacists converged on Charlottesville, VA for the "Unite the Right" rally #unitetheright . Unicorn Riot reporters were on site
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earlier in 2017 at another major racist rally in Pikeville, Kentucky, we interviewed people like @DLamontJenkins who have tracked the white supremacist movement, which was trying to coalesce into a larger presence in U.S. politics
In Pikeville at the April 2017 rally we asked Matthew Heimbach of the now-defunct Traditionalist Worker Party about Holocaust denial and fascist organizing:
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🧵: Highlights from 22 audio recordings of leaked Patriot Front 2021 meetings with links to full audio/transcripts.

Many of the 31 Conspiracy/Riot arrestees from #Pride in CoeurDAlene, Idaho are involved in these.

Full story on PF audio leaks: unicornriot.ninja/2022/patriot-f…
9/2/21: Patriot Front members incl. #CoeurDAlene arrestees Thomas Rousseau & Wesley Van Horn discuss PF's rhetoric strategy to promote antisemitism without openly 'naming the Jew', frustrating some members.

Full audio:

Transcript: vault.unicornriot.ninja/patriotfrontle…
"Introducing your family member or close friend to the JQ...you gonna throw them in the deep end or just give them a trail of breadcrumbs?...If we just went "Jew, Jew, Jew, Jew" everyone's walls go up & then we'd fizzle out in a year." - Wesley Van Horn aka 'ND - Christopher AL'
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Breaking: Around 20 neonazi Patriot Front members detained then arrested in Coeur d'Alene Idaho (vid: @alissaazar)

Last months we released 17 hrs audio from PNW chapter's meetings: unicornriot.ninja/2022/patriot-f…
@AlissaAzar 400+ GB of Patriot Front neonazi leaks here, including 55,249 RocketChat messages and file attachments: unicornriot.ninja/2022/patriot-f…
@AlissaAzar In a 9/6/21 leaked audio chat, Patriot Front Pacific Northwest (Network 8) leader Colton Brown said “Idaho guys… aren’t the most reliable”
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New from our comrades at Chicago AFA, another #PatriotFail!
#Chicago AFA has identified Caleb Dane Rose of Crawfordsville, Ind, as Victor - IN from the #PatriotFront server

Caleb is not new to white nationalism & has previously identified by comrades across the US. He's been connected to NSC-131 Dixie, LoSA & TWP
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For those blissfully unaware, #PatriotFront is a white supremacist group helmed by Thomas Rousseau. Patriot Front formed after rebranding from Vanguard America, the neo-nazi group with whom James Alex Fields of the #UnitetheRight car attack marched in #Charlottesville
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“Leading neo-Nazi website [Daily Stormer] booted from U.S., finds new home – in Russia” 8/16/17

The Daily Stormer was founded by Andrew Anglin who is in hiding and had a default entered against him in the Charlottesville #UniteTheRight” case. 1/ buffalonews.com/news/local/lea…
3/ Same pos, Andrew Anglin. bbc.com/news/technolog…
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A note sent from the jury to Judge Moon in the ‘Sines v. Kessler’ case just now - the jury asks “under punitive damages…can we separate out the amount that is awarded to individual plaintiffs?”
Moon proposes telling the jury no, “but only plaintiffs awarded compensatory damages will share in the punitive damages awarded”
Judge Moon says he received a letter from Chris Cantwell asking to be brought to the court whenever the jury asks any more questions… Moon says that the defense side can just have one person present while jury notes are being read.
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Court is starting for the 21st say in the civil trial of the ‘Sines v. Kessler’ lawsuit filed against organizers of the Charlottesville neo-nazi rally. Judge Moon says the jury arrived at 8:30 AM and already began deliberating
Apparently on Friday jurors asked for a transcript of defendant Matt Parrott (co-leader of the neo-nazi Traditionalist Worker Party) - Moon says he will allow the jury to request particular portions of the transcript.
Court has adjourned until the hear from the jury - either with a note/question or if they’ve reached a verdict.
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Four years of litigation are now completed as victims of racist attacks in 2017s Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville seek justice. Closing arguments just wrapped up in this landmark four week trial. We're #LIVE outside the courthouse giving a wrap-up. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
During the course of the civil trial, a picture emerged of a violent white supremacist movement thru countless photos, videos, internet chats and other evidence.

For more info see our landing page on the 'Sines v. Kessler' trial: unicornriot.ninja/unite-the-righ…
#UniteTheRight rally in #Charlottesville brought the ‘Sines v. Kessler’ trial which lasted nearly a full month & took place just a few blocks from where convicted defendant James Alex Fields killed Heather Heyer and injured dozens more, including several plaintiffs in the case. Image
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Court is starting now in Charlottesville at 'Sines v. Kessler' the #UniteTheRight Trial. here's yesterday's thread:
Check out our landing page here for more coverage and court info unicornriot.ninja/unite-the-righ…
First to testify is a man with a white beard from League of the South, a neoconfederate organization named Richard Hamlin (sp?) who was at Unite the Right in 2017.

This is expected to be the *last* day of the defense, but not for certain
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NEW: We have posted more #unitetheright trial 'rush transcripts' (compiling all the tweet threads with additional links and summaries)
- they are all linked here >>>>
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Sines v. Kessler Rush Transcript – Day 9: Eli Mosley & Richard Spencer unicornriot.ninja/2021/sines-v-k…
Sines v. Kessler Rush Transcript – Day 10: Richard Spencer, Ike Baker, Michael Hill, Thomas Baker
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Good morning! Court is getting started now in the 16th day of trial of the ‘Sines v. Kessler’ civil rights lawsuit filed after the deadly neo-nazi ‘Unite The Right’ rally in Charlottesville in 2017:

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Former National Socialist Movement leader Jeff Schoep will finish testifying today. You can see his previous testimony in our live tweet thread from Friday:
Schoep’s attorney Edward Rebrook (also lawyer for NSM) is cross-examining Schoep now, both are appearing remotely today.

Rebrook aks Schoep about his history with white nationalism, Schoep says he became fascinated as a young child.
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White supremacist lawsuit defendant Richard Spencer outside the #Charlottesville federal courthouse, after the Friday afternoon questioning of National Socialist Movement leader Jeff Schoep (Nov 12 2021) #UniteTheRight #SinesVKessler ImageImageImage
In a deposition shown at trial last week, former Identity Evropa coordinator Samantha Froelich testified that she was at meetings in Richard Spencer’s apartment where Unite The Right organizers discussed hitting counter-protesters w cars in Charlottesville unicornriot.ninja/2021/former-id…
National Socialist Movement 'Commander' Jeff Schoep (L) testified as a 'hostile witness' today. Plaintiffs repeatedly caught him in contradictory statements re violence at #UniteTheRight. Schoep & NSM's attorney, Edward ReBrook (R), will cross-examine him this coming Monday. ImageImageImageImage
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We've compiled out live tweets from the #UniteTheRight trial in Charlottesville into complete posts - covering court action gavel-to-gavel. Each stage of the trial captured in detail >>
Sines v. Kessler Rush Transcript – Day 1: Jury Selection
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Sines v. Kessler Rush Transcript – Day 2: Jury Selection Cont’d #Charlottesville #UniteTheRight
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Sines v. Kessler Rush Transcript – Day 3: Jury Selection Cont’d #Charlottesville #UniteTheRight
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Good morning all - we are starting court for day 14 of the 'Unite the Right' trial in Charlottesville Virginia. Leading white supremacists face a major lawsuit. Check our landing page here > unicornriot.ninja/unite-the-righ…
Before the jury comes in in moments, white supremacist defendant Chris Cantwell is trying to get some evidence excluded from consideration.
You can check out our thread of live coverage from Day 13 here:
The judge is now warning the public (and press) that no audio or video may be recorded or rebroadcast - (tweets are implicitly authorized) - updates to be batched
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Day 2 of the Sines v Kessler Charlottesville Nazi rally civil rights lawsuit is getting underway now - Judge Norman Moon just took the bench. Jury selection began yesterday and continues today. Tweets from yesterday can be found in the thread here:
One of the Nazi's defense lawyers is in the emergency room but Kessler/Damigo/Identity Evropa's lawyer James Kolenick will be handling his client for jury selection. Plainitffs also raise an isue they say they researchd last night they want addressed before the end of Voir Dire
Judge Moon is bringing in the first jury panel for today (the third so far) now. By our count, 7 jurors were seated to the jury panel yesterday, leaving 5 left to select. The alt-right defendants have been eager to hone in on views about "antifa" when contesting potential jurors.
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BREAKING: The federal civil rights lawsuit brought against organizers of the August 12, 2017 neo-nazi ‘Unite The Right” rally goes to trial today in Charlottesville, Virginia. The trial is expected to last several weeks. We’re in the courthouse to bring you updates on the case.
The trial is expected to last several weeks; jury selection is beginning today. The long list of defendants are accused of conspiring to deprive Charlottesville residents and anti-racist protesters of their civil rights via racially motivated violence and intimidation.
Judge Norman K. Moon just took his seat and begins by reminding those present that audio and video recording is forbidden in the court house. He now asks plaintiffs and defendants to identify themselves and their attorneys.

Roberta Kaplan will be speaking for plaintiffs today
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1\ This is a thread about dark money in Calgary's 2021 municipal election.

Yesterday @TS_Lambert published a great article on the TPAs who are influencing this year's #yycvote. Please read it as it is a great primer on what we know so far.

sprawlalberta.com/third-party-ad…

#yyccc
2\ before we dive into anything we need to talk about how the UCP has changed the rules. Now, only individual Albertans can donate directly to municipal campaigns. Corporations, unions and other orgs can no longer donate directly.

#yyccc #yycvote
3\ as @TS_Lambert reports, these orgs can now donate directly to registered #TPAs who are permitted to use their funds to run ads related to #yycvote. There is no limit to TPA spending, but TPAs must report who they get their money from... Eventually

#yyccc
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NEW: Leaks Expose Conservative Movement Funders Prince and DeVos Family Offshore Money
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Unicorn Riot located offshore corporate entity records supporting the activities of private military businessman Erik Prince and the DeVos family
Former SEAL & founder of Blackwater Inc., (now ‘Academi‘) Erik Prince, & his extended family tied to a new batch of data leaks, revealing offshore business entities filed in the Bahamas, Unicorn Riot has found.
Prince confirmed one of the owners of Salamis LLC, a Blackwater aviation front company which provided services for the U.S. military in Afghanistan.

Prince’s sister, Betsy DeVos, is currently the U.S. Secretary of Education, and married to Richard “Dick” DeVos Jr.
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#AntifaTerrorists will be dealt with. #TimesUp You get what you deserve
The #QAnon Drops in order #2645
#QAnon drop #839
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It wasn't just any group of protesters, either. It was #JewsAgainstICE, just a couple days after anniversary of Heather Heyer's murder much the same way in #Charlottesville by a neo-Nazi #UniteTheRight attendee.

Police then pepper sprayed them

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"An employee reached by phone at the Wyatt Detention Facility declined to comment early on Thursday. Messages left for the Central Falls Police Department and ICE weren’t immediately returned."

Yeah, I fucking bet they weren't
You can't support driving through Jewish protesters and in the same breath claim you are pro-Jewish because you support Israel fyi
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Today I uploaded my 2017 UTR datasets to @internetarchive. 35,896 #UniteTheRight tweets from August 5 to August 14 and 28,485 #Charlottesville tweets from August 12 to August 14 are now available for download here: archive.org/details/UTRdata
.@edsu and I published research in 2017: news.docnow.io/unitetheright-… This graph shows 16,492 #UniteTheRight tweets that were deleted after Aug 12.

52% of the accounts that got suspended were created on or after August 11. Sock puppets were created en masse to boost the event.
The account polNewsForever was an obvious outlier in UTR graphs. This "news" account representing /pol/ boards from the chans was highly influential in UTR data and pushed narratives that leftists/antifa were responsible for violence.
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Two years ago Unicorn Riot started our coverage in Charlottesville amid a violent white supremacist torchlight march. Our coverage:
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Two years ago today we were live on the ground at Unite The Right in Charlottesville.

The violent day represented both the high point and downfall of the then-ascendant alt-right movement.

It ended in tragedy that many still have to live with every day.

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Criminal cases against James Alex Fields, Jr., who carried out the car attack that killed Heather Heyer, finally ended this summer.

Fields received multiple federal & state life sentences.

Many survivors still struggle with injuries and medical debts.

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#BREAKING: Unicorn Riot has confirmed that @StateDept official Matthew Gebert, exposed earlier today by @Hatewatch as a neo-nazi, was active in @Discordapp chats used to plan Unite The Right in Charlottesville.

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Matthew Gebert’s State Dept career began in 2013 via a “presidential management fellowship” focused on “developing a cadre of potential government leaders.”

His @Discordapp posts include a pro-diversity sign riddled with bullet holes.

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6/18/2017: State Department employee Matthew Gebert posts in the Charlottesville planning chat to confirm his plans to attend #UniteTheRight:

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