Left-Wing Anarchist Guilty of Preparing Acts of Terrorism

Left-Wing Anarchist Guilty of Preparing Acts of Terrorism

Author: Oliver Hair ASyI,Threat Analyst Read Time: 3 minutes  Tags: On 23 February 2024, an individual was convicted of preparation of terrorist acts. In a document titled “My Plan”, the individual claimed he wanted to kill at least 50 people by attacking government buildings and politicians’ houses.{X} The individual had told police that he was “left-wing”, but “more like an anarchist”, and had become motivated by both a hatred of the government and ecological concerns including: pollution, the destruction of forests,...
Islamist Terrorist Sentenced to a Minimum of Five Years in Prison

Islamist Terrorist Sentenced to a Minimum of Five Years in Prison

Author: Oliver Hair ASyI,Threat Analyst Read Time: 3 minutes  Tags: On 02 February 2024, an individual was sentenced to a minimum of five years in prison for possessing chemicals for a terrorist purpose. According to the Crown Prosecution Service, the individual was “dedicated to Islamic State inspired extremist beliefs” and had accessed propaganda videos which provided instructions on manufacturing explosives.{X} The individual had reportedly bought knives, including one of the same type featured in an instructional Islamic State video, and...
Individual Sentenced to Life in Prison for Attack Plot

Individual Sentenced to Life in Prison for Attack Plot

Author: Oliver Hair ASyI,Threat Analyst Read Time: 3 minutes  Tags: On 12 January 2024, an individual was sentenced to life in prison for plotting a “revenge” mass shooting at his former school in Worle, North Somerset. The individual was also convicted of weapons charges linked to the construction of homemade weapons including pistols, submachine guns, a shotgun, ammunition, Improvised Explosive Devices, and grenades. The individual had reportedly written a 1,700-word document outlining who he intended to murder, including teachers at his former school and...