Antifa organization targeted Trump and the USA in 2020.
The protests that started after the death of George Floyd by the police in the USA and the street events that increased their violence from time to time brought up another issue besides the issue of racism. Antifa is the target of President Donald Trump. This organization, called Antifa, has been evaluated on the terrorist list.
The death of Floyd in Minnesota on May 25, when a policeman pressed his knee to his neck in the middle of the street, led to waves of protest in the country, while many workplaces were looted and vehicles were set on fire.
Antifa, which takes its name from the abbreviation of the concept of anti-fascist, does not have a clear hierarchy due to the predominance of anarchist tone in the spectrum of political stances from Marxism to Anarchism, it has no leader and its organization is scattered, and rather a “brand” or a symbolic umbrella united under it. offers. It can also be said that the units that declare their affinity with Antifa are autonomous, but rather small far-left organizations gain legitimacy through this “Antifa brand”.
Is antifa a continuation of the Nazis?
The movement, which is against the neo-Nazi, neo-fascist, white racist, and racist movements, has come to the fore as a resistance against the “alternative right” in recent years, depending on the conjuncture in the world.
The movement, which retreated into its shell for a while since the beginning of the 2000s, took to the streets again after Trump’s election as president.
While Antifa protested in many places during Trump’s “presidential oath” ceremony in January 2017, it once again took the field in the violence that took place at the demonstrations of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017.
In recent years, US President Donald Trump, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Chris Wray, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray said in a congressional hearing yesterday, “Antifa is an ideology, not an organization.” This statement made me extremely uncomfortable,” he said.