Charlottesville warns of 'worst-case scenario' ahead of riot anniversary

Charlottesville warns of 'worst-case scenario' ahead of riot anniversary
 

Police in Charlottesville have said they are braced for the “worst-case scenario” if a white supremacist group succeeds in staging another rally to mark the first anniversary of an event that led to street fighting, the death of a counter-protester and dozens of injuries.
The city in Virginia is fighting in federal court to deny Jason Kessler, who was behind the “Unite the Right” rally in August 2017, from obtaining permission for rallies on 11 and 12 August this year in Emancipation Park.
Charlottesville police chief RaShall Brackney told a public forum this week that authorities had spent... read more

 
13 July 2018 in World News, Views: 48
Source: Guardian
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