The leader of the Ku Klux Klan was arrested for hitting on protesters



Leader of far-right movements, the Ku Klux Klan Harry Rogers was arrested in the us state of Virginia the impact of the protesters. It is reported by the Henrico Citizen.

It is known that 36-year-old man drove into a group of protesters on 7 June in the suburbs of the capital of Richmond. As a result of incident one person was injured. Rogers was arrested on the charge of assault by beating, attempted grievous bodily harm and vandalism.

In addition, the motive of Commission of crimes of hate. The Prosecutor also said that Rodgers is a promoter of the ideology of the Confederate States of America (southern slave States during the Civil war, approx. “Of the”).

Mass protests held in several cities around the world after the death in Minneapolis of the African-American George Floyd as a result of gross’s arrest with force. The shares are accompanied by vandalism, looting and attacks on police.

Ku Klux Klan — a far-right radical organization in the United States, established immediately after the Civil war in 1865. The movement professed nationalism, racism, and subsequently communism, gave lynchings of activists in the abolitionist movement and advocates for the rights of blacks. In the heyday of the strength of the organization reached six million people, currently, according to various estimates, is from five to eight thousand.

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