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Neo-Nazi on Trial for “Unite the Right” Delivers Racist Opening Statement

HeadlineOct 29, 2021

In Virginia, jurors heard opening statements Thursday in the federal civil trial that charges the organizers of the deadly, white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in 2017 with an unlawful conspiracy to commit violent acts. In his opening statement, jailed neo-Nazi Christopher Cantwell, one of 24 organizers of the deadly rally, made references to “Mein Kampf,” said the N-word and blasted anti-fascist advocates all within a matter of minutes.

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