Two far-right US citizens charged with ties to Palestinian Hamas

The Justice Department on Friday charged two American citizens, members of a far-right group called Boogaloo Bois, of ties in support of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. Michael Solomon, 30, and Benjamin Teeter, 22, were taken into custody Thursday night in Minneapolis. The said they belonged to a subgroup called Boojahideen which seeks to overthrow the US government by civil war. John Demers, the head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, said in a statement that Mr. Solomon and Mr. Teeter met with people they believed to be members of Hamas in order to “join forces and provide support, including in the form of weapons accessories,” to the terrorist organization.

 

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