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White Terror Suspects Overtake Asians in UK for First time in Over a Decade

The number of white terror suspects arrested by British counter-terrorism officers has overtaken Asians for the first time in over a decade, according to the Home Office (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

The number of white terror suspects arrested by British counter-terrorism officers has overtaken Asians for the first time in over a decade, according to new figures released by the Home Office. Indicating a growing threat from far-right extremism in the country, figures released last Thursday (13) show a total of 351 arrests were made over the past year until June 2018 where terrorism related activity was suspected, with 133 of them white and 129 recorded as Asian ethnic appearance. This was the first time, since the year ending June 2005, that the proportion of white people arrested has exceeded the proportion…

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