The Hatewatch blog is managed by the staff of the Intelligence Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, an Alabama-based civil rights organization.

  • Google

‘Sovereign Citizens’ Indicted in Tucson
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/09/15/sovereign-citizens-indicted-in-tucson/

Marshall Home, a one-time Tucson mayoral candidate, and Margaret Elizabeth Broderick, a disciple of the 1990s Montana Freemen money scams, have been indicted by a federal ...

Canadian ‘Freeman’ Leader Arrested After Skipping Hearings
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/12/13/canadian-freeman-leader-arrested-after-skipping-hearings/

Vimeo/Deanclifford.info The arrest in late November of a prominent “Freeman” leader in Canada has underscored the recent rise of the “sovereign citizens” movement ...

Texas ‘Sovereign’ Charged in Murder-for-Hire Scheme Targeting Judge
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/10/02/texas-sovereign-charged-in-murder-for-hire-scheme-targeting-judge/

If you can’t beat them in court, kill them in the street.At least that seems to have been the legal strategy of an elderly Texas tax protester and suspected “sovereign ...

Another ‘Sovereign’ Accused of Shooting at Police in Texas
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/01/23/another-sovereign-accused-of-shooting-at-police-in-texas/

A self-described “sovereign citizen” – part of what the FBI recently described as a growing and dangerous antigovernment movement – goes on trial this week near Fort ...

FBI: Young People Tricked Into Gaining Addresses of Police Officers for ‘Sovereign’ Group
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/09/12/fbi-young-people-tricked-into-gaining-addresses-of-police-officers-for-sovereign-group/

The FBI believes an antigovernment “sovereign citizens” group may be behind an effort in Austin, Texas, to find out the addresses of police officers and other first responders ...

Manhunt Continues for Drug Kingpins Claiming to be Moorish Sovereigns
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/05/14/manhunt-continues-for-drug-kingpins-claiming-to-be-moorish-sovereigns/

The manhunt for three fez-wearing drug dealers, claiming to be “Moorish nationals” – the kissing cousins of the antigovernment “sovereign citizens” movement – ...

Another ‘Sovereign’ Leader Indicted on Tax Crimes in Major Crackdown
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/01/08/another-sovereign-leader-indicted-on-tax-crimes-in-major-crackdown/

In what appears to be yet another sign that the federal government is cracking down hard on key figures in the antigovernment “sovereign citizens” movement, officials ...

‘Sovereign Citizen’ Guru Back in Custody, Facing New Charges
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/01/03/sovereign-citizen-guru-back-in-custody-facing-new-charges/

An antigovernment “sovereign citizen” indicted nearly three years ago in a money laundering case is back in custody and being returned this week to U.S. District Court ...

Trial Set for Sovereign ‘Elder’ in New York Accused of Tax Fraud
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/10/14/trial-set-for-sovereign-elder-in-new-york-accused-of-tax-fraud/

A federal trial is slated to begin this week in Albany, N.Y., for an orthodontist long considered an “elder” in the antigovernment “sovereign citizens” movement and ...

Alleged Sovereign Citizen Arrested on Weapons and Drug Charges
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/06/02/alleged-sovereign-citizen-arrested-on-weapons-and-drug-charges/

Federal authorities in the Seattle area filed weapons and drug charges against a man alleged to be involved in the militia and sovereign citizens movement as well as a local ...