Vigil for Charlottesville Anti-Fascists


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Calgary City Hall
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Posted by Calgary Anti-Fascist Action.

On August 12 white-supremacist, fascist violence erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia. Anti-fascists from various backgrounds organised and protested the "Unite the Right" rally, a national gathering point for American white supremacists. However, the latter responded with violence including one fascist who rammed his car into a crowd of anti-fascist activists. Nineteen people were injured and one, Heather Heyer, was killed.

This is the most recent occurrence in the growing wave of far-right violence in North America, and which is targeted at Muslims, Jews, People of Colour, Queer and Trans people as well as at anti-fascists. These acts of fascist terror are carried out in the name of re-asserting the white supremacist, Western imperialist, and patriarchal order they feel is under threat.

Please join Calgary Anti-Fascist Action in showing solidarity with the anti-fascists in Charlottesville, in remembering and honouring both those who were injured and our fellow anti-fascist who was murdered, Heather Heyer.

Individuals and groups can help support the cause by contributing to or sharing this medical fund for the injured in Charlottesville: https://www.gofundme.com/medical-fund-for-comrades-in-cville?amp=1