On Friday, the government saw the fruits of its labor: a sweeping verdict that convicted four top Aryan Brotherhood leaders of murder, conspiracy and racketeering and made two of the defendants eligible for the death penalty. No way, nobody thinks that. That phase begins Aug.
An image from the Gay Aryan Skinheads G. H VK page. A couple of weeks ago, I interviewed someone from the Malaysian neo-Nazi scene.
The Aryan Brotherhood of Texas ABT is one of the largest and most violent white supremacist prison gangs in the United States, responsible for committing dozens of murders and many other violent crimes. These major and more or less simultaneous changes created an atmosphere of uncertainty and a lack of control that proved fertile breeding grounds for black, Hispanic and white race-based prison gangs. These gangs, though always a minority of the prison population, soon became the top predators in the Texas prison system.
I was a gay man, convicted of a sex crime. But I had one thing going for me: I was big, weighing in at pounds, a fair amount of which was muscle. For the most part, other inmates left me alone. That is, until the other gays and trans found out about me.
The Aryan Brotherhoodalso known as the Brand or the ABis a neo-Nazi prison gang and organized crime syndicate in the United States with an estimated 15,—20, members in and out of prison. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigationthe Aryan Brotherhood makes up an extremely low percentage of the entire US prison population but is responsible for a disproportionately large number of prison murders. The gang has focused on the economic activities typical of organized crime entities, particularly drug trafficking, extortion, inmate prostitution, and murder-for-hire.
The middle-aged defendants stared stoically at the court clerk as she spent an hour reading and verifying the verdicts, which could lead to a possible death sentence for two defendants and life in prison for the others. All four were convicted of racketeering, conspiracy and murders dating back to It was a sweeping victory for the prosecution, which got guilty verdicts on five of the six counts after two weeks of jury deliberations.
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Ku Klux Klansmen, neo-Nazis, Christian Identity adherents, racist Skinheads and Odinists, along with your garden variety white supremacists — these are the people that populate America's radical right. They inhabit, by definition, the outermost fringes of our society. Talk about a sect within a sect.
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They are now subject to the death penalty. District Court in Santa Ana. Mills listened with his chin cocked slightly upward. The Aryan Brotherhood trial was the first of several that, taken together, represent the most ambitious prison gang prosecution the government has attempted and one of the largest capital cases in U.