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New Intelligence Report Focuses on Possible Border Vigilante Killings
Posted By Mark Potok On August 28, 2012 @ 8:32 am In Intelligence Report | 8 Comments
Are U.S.-born vigilantes murdering Latino immigrants near the U.S.-Arizona border?
The Southern Poverty Law Center today released its latest issue of the Intelligence Report , and the magazine’s cover story  sifts through some of the evidence suggesting that undocumented immigrants may have been killed by nativist extremists in Arizona.
While the story is not conclusive, it cites internal law enforcement documents focusing on the murders of four people in two 2007 incidents near Eloy, Ariz., that say that “[i]t appears that the same group of individuals is working in concert to intentionally kill IAs [illegal aliens].” The story also examines the remarkably similar murders of two people this April in the same remote area of the state.
“In Arizona, we might not have Hammerskins or Volksfront or the Klan,” one retired Arizona detective, referencing several well-known white supremacist groups, told the Report. “What we do have is a lot of angry, militant white men on the border sitting like hunters waiting for these people to come across.”
Other stories in the newly released Intelligence Report include:
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URLs in this post:
 latest issue of the Intelligence Report: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall
 cover story: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/death-in-the-desert
 feature: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/world-nuts-daily
 description: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/paying-the-price
 look: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/dealing-with-sovereigns
 murdered by sovereign citizens: http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/27/prosecutors-secret-militia-in-army-planned-to-blow-dam-poison-apples/
 piece: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/ten-years-after-founders-death-key-neo-
 feature: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/the-madman-and-his-motor
 look: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2012/fall/angels-and-demons
 : http://www.truth-out.org/no-human-being-illegal/1313330732