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Proud Boys is subject to sanctions. See the individual program listings below.
TypeOrganization[sources]
NameProud Boys · The American Proud Boys[sources]
Legal formnot available[sources]
Countrynot available[sources]
Statusnot available[sources]
Source linkwww.publicsafety.gc.ca[sources]
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The Proud Boys is a neo-fascist organization that engages in political violence and was formed in 2016. Members of the group espouse misogynistic, Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, and/or white supremacist ideologies and associate with white supremacist groups. The Proud Boys consists of semi-autonomous chapters located in the United States (U.S.), Canada, and internationally. The group and its members have openly encouraged, planned, and conducted violent activities against those they perceive to be opposed to their ideology and political beliefs. The group regularly attends Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests as counter-protesters, often engaging in violence targeting BLM supporters. On January 6, 2021, the Proud Boys played a pivotal role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Leaders of the group planned their participation by setting out objectives, issuing instructions, and directing members during the insurrection. The leader of the Proud Boys was arrested two days before the insurrection as part of a stated effort by U.S. law enforcement to apprehend individuals who were planning to travel to the D.C. area with intentions to cause violence.

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New Zealand Designated Terrorist Entities22

Individuals and entities that have been designated terrorists by the New Zealand government.

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Canadian Listed Terrorist Entities77

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Canada · Public Safety Canada


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