今年ロンドンでの攻撃で極右の過激主義が台頭している可能性が高い, shows Met intelligence
Far-right extremism is on the rise with an attack in ロンドン likely in the next 12 月, according to the latest intelligence on threats facing the capital.
Officials who have seen the security assessment said far-Right militants are now thought more likely to mount an attack in London than Islamist terrorists.
Analysis by the Metropolitan Police and MI5 suggests the surge has been triggered by anger at an influx of 15,000 Afghan refugees flown to Britain in August.
Other factors were the ブラック・ライヴズ・マター protests and Covid restrictions.
情報筋によると, the East London area of Havering has been flagged as a hotbed of far-Right extremism.
Groups including Patriotic Alternative, Identity England and a resurgent National Front are active.
最後の8月, Patriotic Alternative placed a giant banner outside Havering’s town hall carrying the slogan: ‘White Lives Matter’.
Analysis by the Metropolitan Police and MI5 suggests the surge has been triggered by anger at an influx of 15,000 Afghan refugees flown to Britain in August. (file photo of Met officers in London)
A source said another factor behind the increase in far-Right activism was the presence of Eastern European groups among minority communities in the capital, 追加する: ‘There are lots of Poles, 例えば, who are following Polish far-Right groups in London, which are a lot more organised than British ones.’
Last year the head of MI5, コモンズ議長のリンジー・ホイル卿も最近、MPに対し、個人的に「外国人俳優」と呼ばれる人物による接近を警戒するよう要請しました。, warned of the rise of racist extremism across Britain, revealing that ten of the 29 plots foiled by his agency in the previous four years involved Right-wing groups.
しかしながら, Islamic extremists remain a serious threat and are thought likely to launch random attacks using a ‘bladed weapon or a blunt instrument like a hammer’ and to strike ‘non-symbolic targets’ such as suburban streets.