Who is Nadja Geier? Antifa goon, 24, charged with domestic terrorism
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Six people, including a 24-year-old woman from Nashville, were taken into custody after a protest broke out in Atlanta. On Saturday, January 21, a peaceful protest against the death of an activist from Georgia, Manuel Esteban Paez Teran, 26, who was a member of a group of protesters who had camped for months in the forest in an effort to halt the construction of the 85-acre building, turned violent in downtown Atlanta.
On Peachtree Street in the downtown area, what started out as a protest that was peaceful gradually took a more violent turn when masked activists dressed in all black began throwing rocks and set fireworks in front of a building that houses the Atlanta Police Foundation.
Manuel Esteban Paez Teran was shot and killed by police on Wednesday, January 18, during a violent raid of a protest camp and community meeting place in southeast Atlanta, where residents were fighting to stop the construction of a major police training complex known as "Cop City" on roughly 100 acres of public woods.
Who is Nadja Geier?
Nadja Geier is a 24-year-old woman from Nashville. On Saturday, Geier was arrested and now faces multiple charges. Geier was a member of a gang inside a "marching crowd that decided to do criminal activities including the shattering of windows," as per ANF.
In response to the death of Manuel Teran, Geier and the others were participating in a protest. Geier now faces four misdemeanor charges for riot, unlawful assembly, willful LEO obstruction, and pedestrian in the roadway. She also faces four felony charges of 2nd-degree criminal damage, 1st-degree arson, interference with government property, and domestic terrorism.
“The City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Police Department will not tolerate this, and we continue to protect the right to peacefully protest. We will not tolerate violence and property destruction,” said Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens at the press conference. “We will find you, we will arrest you and you will be held accountable.”