Charlottesville attack: Thousands participate in candlelight march to protest violence [Photos]

Hundreds of people marched peacefully with lit candles across the University of Virginia campus on 16 August, 2017, in Charlottesville

FP Staff August 18, 2017 14:21:35 IST
Hundreds of people marched peacefully with lit candles across the University of Virginia campus on 16 August, 2017, in Charlottesville, in the wake of violence in the city, and against white nationalist parade in the same campus in last week. AP
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Hundreds of people marched peacefully with lit candles across the University of Virginia campus on 16 August, 2017, in Charlottesville, in the wake of violence in the city, and against white nationalist parade in the same campus in last week. AP
The marchers moved along the same route that torch-carrying neo-Nazis and KKK sympathizers walked last Friday. AP
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The marchers moved along the same route that torch-carrying neo-Nazis and KKK sympathizers walked last Friday. AP
The vigil was largely organised by word of mouth, and its leaders strove to keep the plans off social media. Reuters
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The vigil was largely organised by word of mouth, and its leaders strove to keep the plans off social media. Reuters
Two police officers and a woman were killed, and 19 other people injured in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white supremacist drove his car into a group of counter-protesters who had come to Charlottesville to rally against the "Unite the Right" group. AP
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Two police officers and a woman were killed, and 19 other people injured in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white supremacist drove his car into a group of counter-protesters who had come to Charlottesville to rally against the "Unite the Right" group. AP
There was also a rally held in Philadelphia on Wednesday to protest the white supremacist rally. The march, dubbed "Philly is Charlottesville" was attented by around 2,000 people according to ABC news. Reuters
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There was also a rally held in Philadelphia on Wednesday to protest the white supremacist rally. The march, dubbed "Philly is Charlottesville" was attented by around 2,000 people according to ABC news. Reuters