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us senate backs resolution against white nationalists | usa news

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us senate backs resolution against white nationalists | usa news

the us senate has approved a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-nazis and other hate groups following a white supremacist rally in virginia that descended into deadly violence.rally in us city of charlottesville turns deadly as car rams into counter-protestersduring the rally, a man with links to a white supremacists group rammed his car into a crowd of anti-racist protesters, killing a 32-year-old heather heyer. monday's resolution, which was passed with unanimous support, describes the killing as a "domestic terrorist attack". it also urges president donald trump and his administration to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, "extremism", xenophobia, anti-semitism and white supremacy.the resolution calls on the justice department and other federal agencies to "use all resources available" to improve data collection on hate crimes and "address the growing prevalence of those hate groups in the united states".next stopthe resolution will go to the house next, where identical language has been introduced.if adopted by both chambers, the resolution would go to the president.the white supremacist rally took place in the city over its planned removal of a statue of confederate general robert e lee.trump has been criticised for his response to the violence and rally, in which he asserted there were good people on "both sides" and bemoaned rising efforts to remove confederate monuments as an attack on us "history and culture".the senate resolu...