Hundreds of US white nationalists have rallied at the University of Virginia, protesting against plans to remove of a statue of a confederate general.
The group waved torches and chanted „Jews will not replace us“ and „white lives matter“ as they marched through the Charlottesville university.
There were clashes with counter protesters, while the local mayor condemned the march as racist.
A larger „United the Right“ rally is planned in the city on Saturday.
The protesters are angered at the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E Lee from Charlottesville. Lee commanded forces of the pro-slavery Confederacy in the US Civil War.
Protest organiser Jason Kessler, who has previously accused the…