charlottesville - The police in the United States have had to intervene when a meeting of the Ku Klux Klan resigned from opposition protesters. 23 people were arrested.
About fifty members of the white racist movement gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest against a city council decision to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee, General of the Confederated States during the US Civil War.
As members returned to their cars, hundreds of counter demonstrators turned against them. A spokeswoman from the municipality says in The New York Times that the police had to use tear gas to dispel the evil crowd.
It is still unclear to which group the detainees belong. At least three people were injured by the shootings.