DHS Warns That Terrorists Could ‘Exploit’ Easing Of Covid Restrictions & Attack Large Gatherings

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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning that terrorists might start attacking mass gatherings as coronavirus restrictions are relaxed in some states.

On Friday the DHS released the new National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin:

Violent extremists may seek to exploit the easing of COVID-19-related restrictions across the United States to conduct attacks against a broader range of targets after previous public capacity limits reduced opportunities for lethal attacks

RT reports: The DHS said that extremists motivated by racial and ethnic hatred have in the past attacked “houses of worship and crowded commercial facilities or gatherings.”

The agency also warned that violent criminals could target protesters at events linked to “racial justice grievances and police use of force concerns,” referring to the mass protests that swept across the US last year following the death of George Floyd.

Attorney General Merrick Garland testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee this week, and stated that domestic violent extremists pose “an elevated threat” in 2021, with white supremacists being the biggest threat.

Garland cited the FBI, saying that 2019, the year before the pandemic began, was “the deadliest year for violent domestic extremism since 1995.”

Domestic terrorists were not the only threat listed by the DHS. After speaking about the online activity of Al-Qaeda and Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), the agency warned against “nation-state adversaries.”

The DHS said that Russian, Chinese, and Iranian government-linked media have “repeatedly amplified conspiracy theories concerning the origins of COVID-19 and effectiveness of vaccines,” and worked to bolster the calls for violence against Asians.

Regarding speculation about the origins of the coronavirus, former US President Donald Trump and several of his top officials frequently alleged that the virus may have been leaked from a virology laboratory in Wuhan, China, where the first cases of Covid-19 were recorded. Trump even called the coronavirus the “China virus” in tweets and speeches. 

Meanwhile, with the vaccination campaign in full swing, some states began easing coronavirus restrictions. President Joe Biden said in March that, if everything goes well, there is “a good chance” Americans could once again get together to celebrate Independence Day on July 4.

9 Comments

  1. pile on the panic DHS. You don’t want to lose you newly found control over your sheep.
    We don’t want the terrorist to get a hold of a CIA made virus and release it on the planet again, without sheep wearing masks! that would be too easy.
    You would think it would be easier to find and shut down that labs that produce the viruses, wouldn’t you? No instead, lets imprison the sheep.

    • Exactly like it would be easier to shut down the drug labs than set up.privatised for profit ,at taxpayers expense, prisons run by Englands Serco .It would be easier to finish Trumps wall than keep sending millions of basically protestant American dollars into Catholic Mexico and South America .

  2. Here the police, in fact no government body will take any annonymous evidence or claims as legitimate Why is the DHS nameless Just a department name ? Why ? Whose the boss there ? Why is it a secret ? Garland as Da has to be identified and DHS is a publicly funded organisation too so they should have to be publicly identified too Why the different laws for them?

  3. The Democrats, RINOs, the FBI & Law Enforcement will allow terrorists to exploit easing of lockdown & attack large gatherings.

  4. ISIS horus seth That’s the real trinity from St Trinians. IHS The Jesuits logo. Here when the cops alleged the banks were laundering millions of dollars of drug money ,south American cocaine ,some say CIA made ecstasy , stolen Afghani heroin opium, in order to send australias toyotas ,prados landvruisers and hi luxs to the middle east ” isis ” terrorists ,the royal commission refused to accept any evidence for it and the cops somehow were ordered to stop the whole thing .Guess How many so you need ?

  5. Theres no way Biden or any of his mob will be celebrating Independence Day with tbe meaning that the people think They will be looking at their progress in restoring colonial Imperial powers and rhe Popes Rule of Law .English and Vatican independence from protestant democratic American freedom As george Washington said tbe greatest threats to american democracy would come from Popes and Prince Harry’s waiting on the wings The ” peoples prince ” without his nazi uniform and with his operation well planned .

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