Canada declares the Proud Boys a terrorist group

February 3, 2021 ☼ domestic-terrorism

Source: The Washington Post

Link: Canada declares the Proud Boys a terrorist group

TORONTO — Canada on Wednesday declared the Proud Boys a terrorist entity, adding the far-right group to a list that includes al-Qaeda, ISIS and al-Shabab as part of an effort to crack down on what senior government officials called one of the country’s “most serious threats.”

The rationale is their advocacy of violence, not their politics.