Wednesday, July 6

31 Neo-Nazis Arrested for Planning Riot at Idaho Pride March

The Idaho Police (northwestern United States) reported this Sunday the arrest of 31 people from all over the country and linked to extreme right-wing movements that planned riots near a Gay Pride march.

According to the police chief of the city of Coeur D’Alene (Idaho), Lee White, the detainees belong to the group “Patriot Front” (Patriot Front) and among them is the founder of the organization.

The 31 arrested are charged with conspiracy to cause a riot, although more charges could be added as the investigation progresses.

At the time of the arrest, the detainees wore white cloths that covered their heads, protective elements, a smoke bomb and white supremacist symbols.

The arrests occurred after a local resident saw them and alerted the police, describing them as “a small army”.

June is LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual, intersex, and queer) Pride month and marches are held all over the world.

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