One leader of a group on the Canadian and the UK terrorist entity list says it has changed nothing in his life.
The British government will make it a criminal offence to be a member of or support the group – and those found guilty face up to 14 years in prison.
For years, the man who created much of the modern neo-Nazi propaganda machine was a ghost. VICE News tracked him down to his parents’ home in a suburb in Ottawa, Canada.
While the plan includes new tools for federal agencies, including the CIA and FBI, the biggest shift in strategy could be at the local policing level.
“We are white nationalist preppers.”
Patrik Mathews, a former Canadian reservist and member of the neo-Nazi group The Base, pleaded guilty to several firearms charges today.
The group's founder, a former Homeland Security employee who is living in Russia, has retaken a leadership position after briefly leaving the organization.
Justen Watkins, 25, the one-time leader of the Base, is going back to jail for violating his bond conditions while he awaits trial on multiple charges.
The former head of Atomwaffen Division, who went by the alias “Rape,” is headed to prison for 41 months.
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced the review in a memo to staff, highlighting concerns following the January 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill.
Membership in Atomwaffen or its successor group now carries a potential 10-year prison sentence in the U.K.