Virginia: 'Unite the Right' rally sparks violence in CharlottesvilleNews Charlottesville, United States - 12 August 2017
A 'Unite The Right' rally organized by white nationalists protesting the removal of a confederate monument turns violent in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017 as protesters clash with counter-protesters. The clashes led to policemen shutting down the protest. A few hours into the rally, a car slammed into a group of counter-protesters causing the death of one person and injuring at least 19 others. Terry McAuliffe, the governor of Virginia declared emergency in the state. Following the incident, nationwide solidarity rallies have been planned for the weekend.