The identity of the victim caught and fatally wounded during an anti-racist event in Charlottesville is now known

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    Étienne Paré

    Sunday, 13 August, 2017 14:05

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    Heather Heyer, 32 years old, was a militant pro-LGBT and anti-racist for a long time. She showed against the holding of a gathering of the extreme american right, in Charlottesville, Virginia, when she was caught fatally by a white supremacist at the wheel of his car.

    — Charlottesville City (@CvilleCityHall) August 13, 2017


    The man in question, James Alex Fields Jr, is accused of murder in the second degree. In that gesture, he has wounded 19 other people.

    A campaign sociofinancement was established on the site GoFundMe to help the family of the victim . In just a few hours, over$ 140,000 has been raised. The goal is$200,000.

    “She died doing what she needed to do. My heart is broken, but I will always be proud of her,” wrote her mother on the page GoFundMe.

    The friends of Heather Heyer asked the audience to light a candle on the stroke of 22H this evening to denounce racism and fascism.


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