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The white supremacist who helped lead the Charlottesville rally has been banned from Facebook

Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja told the Associated Press on Wednesday that the profile pages of Christopher Cantwell have been removed as well as a page connected to his podcast. Cantwell was featured in a widely viewed Vice News documentary released Monday, in which he denigrated black and Jewish people, embraced violent protest tactics, and declared the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer at the rally as "justified.
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