'Many sides' to blame for Virginia violence

'Many sides' to blame for Virginia violence

'Many sides' to blame for Virginia violence

Federal law enforcement authorities have started a civil rights investigation into a deadly auto crash in Charlottesville that left one protestor dead and several others injured.

The FBI said in a statement Saturday that it, the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia have opened a civil rights investigation into the auto striking the crowd of people.

At least a thousand people are expected to attend a free speech rally on Boston Common next Saturday, a week after violent clashes broke out between white nationalists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. "Shame on you" McAuliffe said after a violence erupted during the "Unite the Right" rally claimed three lives and injured at least 34 others.

National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said the cause of the crash had not been determined.

The incidents came hours after violent clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters amid rising tensions in the city.

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A state official said the driver of a vehicle that plowed into a group of marchers in Charlottesville is in police custody. Multiple people were injured in the incident, the Charlottesville Police Department said on its Facebook page.

Earlier, US president Donald Trump tweeted that "we ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for".

"I have a message for all the white supremacists, and the Nazis who came into Charlottesville today".

More than one hundred demonstrators marched in front of Los Angeles Police Department headquarters, chanting "no justice, no peace", and waving signs that read "solidarity with Charlottesville", "white silence equals violence" and "stop white terrorists".

The Democratic governor said he had spoken to President Donald Trump, a Republican, and twice urged him to bring people together.

"Multiple injuries are reported".

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President Trump has since condemned the violence.

The police have arrested a man they believe drove the vehicle, which killed a 32-year-old woman and injured 19 others, Guardian reported. On Saturday afternoon, a Virginia State Police helicopter assisting in monitoring the protests crashed in Albermarle County. Go home. You are not wanted in this great commonwealth.

Right-wing blogger Jason Kessler organized Saturday's rally to protest the city's decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

"This represents a turning point for the people of this country", former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke spoke at the rally, "We are determined to take our country back".

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