Charlottesville, a year later: Ivanka trump against the idea of white supremacist and peaceful protests
Author: Maxim Boriki
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This weekend many Americans expect the recurrence of events that occurred in the city of Charlottesville (Virginia) in 2017. Then a rally of right-wing organizations, which was intended to prevent the demolition of the monument to General Robert E. Lee, escalated into mass clashes with counter-protesters. In the midst of conflict, a supporter of the white supremacist drove his car a group of people, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer. On the same day the crashed helicopter, which was conducting surveillance of protesters. Victims of the crash were 2 police officers in Virginia.
A year ago, in the midst of conflict, a supporter of the white supremacist drove his car a group of people.
The upcoming anniversary of bloody clashes, the US authorities were prepared in advance. The leadership of Virginia declared a state of emergencyin force in the period from 10 to 12 August. Governor Ralph Northam said he was ready if necessary to enter the National guard of the United Statesto strengthen 700 police officers placed on the streets. Even more ambitious measures to strengthen security have been prepared in the U.S. capital. There are representatives of right-wing groups received permission for the rally called “Unite the Right” (Merge right). The mayor of Washington has warned it will not allow collisions and violations of the law.
In the U.S. capital the number of opponents of extremism and the theory of white supremacy was much more than parties of right-wing groups.
Thanks to confident actions of law enforcement agencies, which was lacking during last year’s protests, managed to avoid the bloody scenario. Besides, in capital the number of opponents of extremism and the theory of white supremacy was much morethan parties of right-wing groups. They strongly blocked the advance columns of protesters, but the police between the protesters managed to keep the distance. In the end the whole event ended peacefully, and security forces detained one person who is too violently expressed their civil position.
On the eve of the anniversary of the protests, the US President tweeted that the country should be unified. The President also stressed that he condemns any manifestations of racism and violence. In addition, trump said that fighting for the rights of all Americans, including for improving the lives of minorities.
2:3 While Americans are blessed to live in a nation that protects liberty, freedom of speech and diversity of opinion, there is no place for white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism in our great country.
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) October 12, 2018
Even more clearly its position expressed Ivanka trump, who wrote on the social network Twitter the following: “Although the Americans have the good fortune to live in a country that protects freedom, freedom of speech and diversity of opinions in our great country there is no place to the ideas of white supremacy, racism and neo-Nazism“.
Thus, she condemned the right-wing groups, which in their beliefs is beyond the scope of the law.
Earlier, we wrote that about half of Americans believe Donald trump a racist. At least, this is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by the staff of Quinnipac University.
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