California police reportedly protected white nationalists in 2016 clashes with 'anti-racist' demonstrators

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California police perpetrated a "cover-up and collusion with" white nationalist demonstrators after a 2016 rally, The Guardian reported Friday. Authorities investigating a violent clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters apparently "sought the prosecution of activists with 'anti-racist' beliefs," The Guardian wrote, citing court documents.

The rally in question occurred in June 2016 in Sacramento, California, where counter-protesters disrupted a white nationalist demonstration organized by the Traditionalist Workers Party (TWP), which The Guardian describes as a "neo-Nazi group." Multiple people were stabbed in the ensuing violence, and three counter-protesters who were injured at the rally were charged with assault and incitement of a riot.

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