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White supremacists arrested on 'race war' charges in Florida

Publié par Clifford Armion le 05/08/2012

Richard Fausset

Law enforcement officials in central Florida have been rounding up members of a white supremacist group who were allegedly training with weapons at a rural Osceola County compound. The training was reportedly in preparation for a coming "race war."

The group was also planning a "disturbance" at Orlando City Hall to recruit new members, according to court documents.

The arrests of the 10 alleged members of the neo-Nazi skinhead group American Front, or AF, came after a confidential informant infiltrated its Osceola County chapter and shared information about the group's plans with state investigators.

The arrests serve as one of numerous reminders of the efforts of law enforcement to monitor, and sometimes crack down on, the militia and hate groups whose numbers have ticked up since the election of President Obama.
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"White supremacists arrested on 'race war' charges in Florida", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2012. Consulté le 29/09/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/white-supremacists-arrested-on-race-war-charges-in-florida