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US: Torch-wielding white supremacists protest Confederate statue’s removal

Plans to remove a confederate statue in the US state Virginia, seen by many as a symbol of racism, sparked a protest on May 13, in which a group spearheaded by white supremacist Richard Spencer, a leader of the alt-right movement, carried torches reminiscent of a Ku Klux Klan rally.
 
It followed similar protests last week in New Orleans that called for the removal of monuments to the country's civil war.
 
Al Jazeera's Diane Eastabrook reports from Washington. 

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