UK – Andrew Dymock: Neo-Nazi guilty of terrorism charges

A politics student who called for the extermination of Jewish people has been found guilty of 12 terrorism charges. Andrew Dymock, from Bath, established the banned right-wing groups System Resistance Network (SRN) and Sonnenkrieg Division. He also published an article stating that Jewish people were a cancer. The 24-year-old was convicted at the Old Bailey and is due to be sentenced on 24 June. From his parents’ house in Bath and his student bedroom in…

Boko Haram leader blows himself up after rivals close in

The shadowy leader of the Islamist group Boko Haram, who became notorious for kidnapping hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls, has died. Abubakar Shekau blew himself up rather than surrender when his hideout in northeast Nigeria was stormed by fighters from the rival Islamic State West African Province (Iswap). News of his death came in an audio account by Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of Iswap, a splinter group that was targeting Boko Haram’s stronghold in Borno…

Seattle man accused of trying to join ISIS, telling FBI he would be an executioner

The man allegedly spoke of becoming a martyr and wanting to behead someone. A Washington state man has been arrested for alleged efforts to join the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said. Elvin Hunter Bgorn Williams, 20, of Seattle, was taken into custody at the departure gate of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last Friday as he attempted to board a flight to Cairo, federal prosecutors said. After being arrested, Williams agreed to speak with agents…

French police shoot knife-wielding man: report

Police in France shot a man who threatened officers and passers-by with a knife Thursday evening. The incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. local time near a vaccination center in Meudon, a suburb southwest of Paris, officials tweeted. Police responding to reports of the threats shot the man three times as he charged at them with a knife, French newspaper Le Parisien reported. The man was driven to an area hospital for treatment, according to…

Fishmongers Hall: Police daunted by taking on terror offenders

A police officer who monitored the Fishmongers Hall attacker felt daunted by a decision that required his team to watch over convicted terrorists, an inquest has heard. Sgt Calum Forsyth led the Staffordshire Police team that stayed in touch with Usman Khan after his release from prison in 2018. Khan, 28, was the second convicted terrorist his team had monitored. He went on to kill Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones 11 months later in London….

Hashem Abedi and Ahmed Hassan to face prison officer assault trial

The Manchester Arena and Parsons Green bombers will go on trial later this year charged with a prison assault. Hashem Abedi, 23, and Ahmed Hassan, 21, are accused of assaulting a prison officer together in HMP Belmarsh, south London, in May 2020. A hearing at Woolwich Crown Court earlier heard that neither defendant was engaging with the case. Judge Michael Evans QC fixed a trial date of 6 December at the same court. Hassan appeared…

Five arrested in right-wing terror raids across England and Wales

Five people, including a 16-year-old boy, have been arrested on suspicion of right-wing terrorism offences. Officers carried out a series of raids in Keighley, in West Yorkshire, Swindon and Anglesey in Wales. Following the arrests, bomb disposal experts were called to a property in Keighley after officers discovered potentially suspicious material. A cordon has been put in place around the property and a number of nearby homes have been evacuated, police said. Counter Terrorism Policing…

NI Dungiven: Two men arrested over police officer bomb attempt

Police vehicles at a cordon near the scene of the attempted attack outside Dungiven Two men have been arrested by police investigating a bomb which was left near a policewoman’s car at her home near Dungiven, County Londonderry. The explosive device was found attached to a container of flammable liquid close to the officer’s car on 19 April. A 47-year-old man was arrested in the Dungiven area on Monday. Police also detained a 48-year-old man…

UK SOUTH YORKSHIRE MAN CHARGED WITH TERRORISM AND DRUGS OFFENCES

A man from South Yorkshire has been charged with Terrorism and Drugs Offences as part of an intelligence-led investigation into right wing terrorism. Christopher Carey (03/03/1966) of Caperns Road, North Anston has been charged with three offences contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism ACT 2006 (dissemination of terrorist publications) and one offence of the Possession of Class A Drugs contrary to Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. He was arrested in South Yorkshire on Thursday…

French police station stabbing: Terror inquiry into Rambouillet knife attack

Police officers secure the area where an attacker stabbed a female police administrative worker, in Rambouillet, near Paris, France, April 23, Anti-terror prosecutors have taken over the inquiry, and the killing is being treated as a possible terrorist attack. The attacker, who reportedly came to France from Tunisia several years ago, was shot dead by police. President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the 49-year-old victim, and said France would never give in to Islamist terrorism….