Action des Forces Operationnelles (Operational Forces Action) - France

A small group of rightist vigilantes, Operational Forces Action were on the verge of carrying out acts of terrorism against Muslim civilians within France before authorities dismantled the cell in late June 2018. Guy S, leader and former participant in the far-right National Front political party, organized an association called the 'Volunteers for France' following the wave of jihadist terrorist attacks in France beginning in November 2015.  Members within determined that more violent and extreme measures would need to be taken to eradicate the threat, hence the founding of Operational Forces Action in the autumn of 2017. Leader Released 3 July 2018 Guy S, the retired police officer and alleged leader of Operational Forces Action was released on bail along with 5 other cell members on 3 July 2018. The remaining four arrested remain behind bars awaiting the progression of the case. Arrests10 members, one woman and nine men (including Guy S) were arrested in…

Action des Forces Operationnelles (Operational Forces Action) - France, also known as AFO  is a group formed c. 2017.
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