Newsweek, “California Police Tried to Charge Antifa Activists Stabbed at Neo-Nazi Rally”

In June 2016, a white supremacist rally marched through Sacramento in California. Met by anti-fascist counter-protesters, the event turned violent and several people—almost all of them activists—were stabbed.

After the brawl, police investigated 100 anti-fascists, and recommended some 500 charges in the wake of the violence, police reports seen by The Guardian indicate. Eight people police tried to charge were themselves stabbed or beaten at the protest.

But police recommended only five, mostly minor, charges for 22 men with white supremacist links probed on the neo-Nazi side, the newspaper stated. So far, nobody has been prosecuted over the stabbings.

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