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New Zealand designates American Proud Boys and The Base as terrorist organisations


The Proud Boys, an American far-right organisation, is now designated as a terrorist entity in NZ, with severe penalties for anyone here with property or financial dealings with the group. Photo / Getty ImagesThe Proud Boys, an American far-right organisation, is now designated as a terrorist entity in NZ, with severe penalties for anyone here with property or financial dealings with the group. Photo / Getty ImagesBy RNZNew Zealand has designated US groups the Proud Boys and The Base as terrorist entities. The move authorised by Police Commissioner Andrew Coster makes anyone with property or financial dealings related to The Base and the Proud Boys liable for prosecution and up to seven years imprisonment under the Terrorism Suppression Act. The American Proud Boys is a US neo-fascist group with members and leadership who have been federally indicted over the January 6 riots at the US Capitol.


Source: New Zealand Herald June 30, 2022 13:53 UTC



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