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UK NewsPolice Investigating Right-Wing Extremism Arrest 3 On Terror Charges

12:41  06 december  2018
12:41  06 december  2018 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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Police investigating extreme right - wing activity in the UK have arrested three men on terrorism charges . Those arrested are a 17-year-old from London, a 21-year-old from Bath and an 18-year-old from Portsmouth. Police said the arrests , made by officers from the North East Counter Terrorism

Right - wing terrorism is terrorism motivated by a variety of ideologies and beliefs, including Islamophobia, anti-communism, neo-fascism and neo-Nazism.

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Three men have been arrested on terror charges after a series of police raids.

Officers from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit, based in Yorkshire, detained a 17-year-old from London, a 21-year-old from Bath and an 18-year-old from Portsmouth on Thursday, as part of an investigation into “extreme right-wing activity”.

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The claim is also made that “ Right - wing extremist terrorism was more often deadly.” During the same period, we found that right - wing extremists were behind nearly twice as many incidents: 115. The FBI stated that it was investigating the incident "as a criminal matter of an assault on a federal

For further reading on right - wing extremist terrorism , check out Terror from the Right, the Southern Poverty Law Center's directory of major terrorist plots and right - wing political violence from 1995 to the present. Photo credit AP Images/Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress.

The 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing material useful to someone preparing an act of terrorism and conspiracy to inspire racial or religious hatred.

The 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism, dissemination of terrorist publications, and conspiracy to inspire racial or religious hatred.

The 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications.

Police told the BBC the raids were pre-planned and searches are ongoing at properties in Bath, London, Portsmouth and Leeds.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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