Leader of American racist group, Proud Boys sentenced to prison for burning Black Lives Matter flag in protests against Biden's win

Leader of American racist group, Proud Boys sentenced to prison for burning Black Lives Matter flag in protests against Biden's win



Enrique Tarrio, leader of the US far-right racist group, Proud Boys, has been sentenced to prison for burning a Black Lives Matter flag.



Enrique Tarrio who has led the far-right group since 2018, burnt a stolen Black Lives Matters flag in December 2020.



He has now been sentenced to nearly six months in jail.



Enrique Tarrio, 37, pleaded guilty for burning the flag and attempted possession of a large-capacity ammunition feeding device.


Appearing through video in court on Monday, August 23 Tarrio apologised and said there was "no excuse" for his actions.



Prosecutors said that Tarrio and other members of the Proud Boys removed the banner from the historically black Asbury United Methodist Church on 12 December and set it ablaze.Latest Post
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