US Christopher Cantwell denied bond on Charlottesville charges

04:40  01 september  2017
04:40  01 september  2017 Source:   nydailynews.com

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A white supremacist made infamous at the Charlottesville "alt-right" rally has been denied bond by a Virginia court. Christopher Cantwell , a New Hampshire-based "ethno-state" supporter, faces charges of illegal use of a gas and malicious bodily injury after attending the chaotic Unite the Right

denied bond for white nationalist Christopher Cantwell , who was seen crying in a video apparently afraid of getting arrested in connection with the violent protests in Charlottesville , Va., earlier this Cantwell faces charges including malicious bodily injury by means of a caustic substance or agent.

Christopher Cantwell was featured in a Vice documentary attending a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. - AP © Provided by New York Daily News Christopher Cantwell was featured in a Vice documentary attending a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. - AP A white supremacist made infamous at the Charlottesville “alt-right” rally has been denied bond by a Virginia court.

Christopher Cantwell, a New Hampshire-based “ethno state” supporter, faces charges of illegal use of a gas and malicious bodily injury after attending the chaotic Unite the Right event that turned deadly earlier this month.

The charges stem from the 36-year-old’s use of pepper spray on counter-protesters, which he says was in self-defense.

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White nationalist Christopher Cantwell was denied bond . 12 preliminary hearing. Some Twitter users on Friday mocked Cantwell , who is facing three felony charges in relation to the turmoil in Charlottesville last month.

Alt-right leader Christopher Cantwell has been charged with two counts of illegal use of tear gas and one count of malicious bodily injury by means of a caustic substance. Cantwell was denied bond Thursday, according to Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Robert Tracci, NBC29 reported.

He was granted a $25,000 bond on Thursday, though a judge reversed the decision and denied his potential release after prosecutors appealed, according to The Daily Progress.

Cantwell, heavily featured in a viral VICE documentary from Charlottesville, was given the internet nickname “the crying Nazi” after he posted a video of himself breaking down while discussing his potential arrest on the charges.

He told the Daily Beast from jail that he takes issue with the name and said “one minute I’m a f---ing white supremacist and the next minute I’m a f---ing crybaby”

“I’m a godd---n human being,” he said.

Cantwell was banned from sites including Facebook after the VICE film, where he said that he did not start fights but “we’ll f---ing kill these people if we have to.”

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