Charlottesville: Victim of Neo-Nazi Beating Charged With Assault — No Kidding!
‘We can’t make this up: African-American school teacher DeAndre Harris, victim of a beating by neo-Nazis in Charlottesville in August, has been — ready for this? — charged with assaulting the white supremacists who beat him with boards, iron rods, and brass knuckles.
That is correct. Harris, in photos released by Truthout and carried worldwide, was shown being beaten close to death — has now been charged with the same crime as his attackers: “unlawful wounding”.
Several of Harris’ attackers remain on the run — and local and federal officials show little interest in going after them. Yet, a Charlottesville magistrate issued a warrant to arrest Harris yesterday, October 9.
Harris is accused of taking a swing at a neo-Nazi who tried to stab a friend of Harris’ with the staff of a flag pole holding a Confederate flag.
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