Alleged white supremacist arrested on terrorism charges

(ANSA) – ROME, JAN 22 – Italian police said Friday that they
had arrested a 22-year-old from the northern city of Savona for
allegedly forming a white supremacist criminal association to
carry out acts of terrorism.
He is also accused of spreading white supremacist propaganda and
of instigating people to commit crimes for reasons of racial
discrimination, aggravated by historical negationism.
Police also searched the homes of 12 peple linked to the
22-year-old in Genoa, Turin, Cagliari, Forlì-Cesena, Palermo,
Perugia, Bologna and Cuneo.
The man was allegedly inspired by American white supremacist
group the AtomWaffen Division and the Nazi Waffen-SS.
He allegedly set up chat groups in which he instigated violence
against Jews.
Investigtors said he wrote and distributed via the Internet
Neo-Nazi and Anti-Semitic documents in which he called for a
violent revolution against “the State occupied by Zionists” and
the physical elimination of Jewish people.
Speaking on the Internet and in web chats, he allegedly said he
wanted to commit atrocities like the massacres staged in Utoya
in Norway in 2011 and in Christchurch New Zealand in 2019.
In the conversations, he also allegedly called on people to
commit school massacres and the mass murder of “race traitors”,
sacrificing their own lives if necessary. (ANSA).