FBI arrests Oath Keepers leader on Jan. 6 charges

Summary by Ground News
Stewart Rhodes is the highest-ranking member of an extremist group to be arrested. It is the first time the Justice Department has brought a seditious conspiracy charge. Rhodes is charged along with more than a dozen other members and associates of the Oath Keepers. The case is the largest conspiracy case federal authorities have brought so far.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

Leader of Oath Keepers militia charged with seditious conspiracy in US Capitol riot

US News: WASHINGTON: US prosecutors on Thursday charged Stewart Rhodes, the founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia, and 10 other people with seditious c.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Militia head charged with sedition for Capitol riot - BBC News

This is first time Capitol riot defendants have been accused of seeking to "overthrow" the government.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

U.S. charges far-right militia leader with seditious conspiracy in Capitol riot

By Sarah N. Lynch and Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON -The founder of the far-right militia group Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, and 10 other people have been criminally charged with seditious conspiracy for their role in the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. They are the first people charged with that crime. (Reporting by Susan Heavey;

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Leader of Oath Keepers group arrested in connection with Capitol attack

Stewart Rhodes has been charged with seditious conspiracy in the 6 January insurrection

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

Oath Keepers Leader Jailed On Capitol Attack Charges

The founder and leader of the farright Oath Keepers militia group remained in jail after his first court appearance on Friday, a day after his arrest on charges he plotted with others to attack the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Bidens 2020 election victory.

4 months ago·India
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CBC News

Leader of far-right Oath Keepers militia group arrested over Jan. 6 attack on U.S. Capitol

Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, has been arrested and charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities said Thursday.

4 months ago·Canada
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