28/09/23

Oxford woman jailed for distributing terrorist publications

A 23-year-old woman has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for terrorism offences. Roma Iqbal, from Oxford, pleaded guilty to distributing Islamist extremist content on 10 December 2021. Winchester Crown Court heard the 23-year-old had helped set up a website called the People of Tawhid to support .....

28/09/23

Man found with ‘appalling’ stash of child abuse images and terror material jailed

A man who stockpiled terror documents describing how to make bombs alongside sexual abuse videos of children as young as three has been jailed. Sejr Forster, 26, of Norfolk, was jailed for four years at the Old Bailey on Tuesday after jurors heard how a counter-terror .....

28/09/23

Anti-terror bollards to be installed near York Minster

Work to install anti-terror bollards on a street leading to York Minster will begin on Monday. Barriers are being installed at locations throughout the city after police said they were needed to protect people from terror attacks. York City Council said the work in Minster Gates was expected to finish on 13 .....

22/09/23

Wiltshire A-level student guilty of terrorism offences

An A-level student has been found guilty of sharing weapons manuals and terrorist documents. Malakai Wheeler, 18, of Stamford Close, Swindon, Wiltshire, was convicted by a jury at Winchester Crown Court of six charges, including possessing a copy of the Terrorist Handbook. Judge Jane Miller KC told Wheeler, who was .....

22/09/23

Five people suspected of spying for Russia charged with espionage offence, Crown Prosecution Service says

Five Bulgarians living in the UK have been charged with spying for Russia, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said. Orlin Roussev, 45, Bizer Dzhambazov, 41, Katrin Ivanova, 31, Ivan Stoyanov, 31, and Vanya Gaberova, 29, will be charged with conspiring to collect information intended to be useful to an enemy, the .....

19/09/23

Wagner group formally banned as terror organisation in the UK

The UK has officially banned Russia's Wagner paramilitary group as a terrorist organisation, weeks after the death of its founder Yevgeny Prigozhin. The order was approved on Friday - making it illegal to be a member of, or to support, Wagner. Those found guilty of aiding the paramilitary could face steep fines and .....

13/09/23

Six people due in court in Dublin charged in major terrorist financing probe

Gardaí have arrested and charged six people as part of a probe into terrorist financing and money laundering. Three men (37, 25, and 22) and two women (68 and 42) will appear in court in Dublin today. A garda spokesperson said: “They will all appear before District Court 1, Criminal Courts of Justice, this .....

12/09/23

Man accused of murdering four members of a Muslim family in Ontario was motivated by white nationalist beliefs

WINDSOR, Ont. - A man accused of murdering four members of a Muslim family in Ontario was motivated by white nationalist beliefs and told police he meant to kill his victims, federal prosecutors argued Monday as they alleged the attack was an act of terrorism. The opening statements from the Crown were delivered to .....

12/09/23

Oregon Man Arrested for Assaulting Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

An Oregon man has been arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges, including assaulting law enforcement, related to his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes .....

12/09/23

Suspected Chinese spy in Parliament claims he is working against Beijing

A parliamentary researcher accused of spying for China has said that he is “completely innocent” and had dedicated his career to exposing the “threat” posed by the ruling Communist Party. The British national, who was arrested in March and has been released on bail, said that he has .....