The image in question was discovered during a months-long investigation by the BBC, which learned that Atomwaffen Division, an American Neo-Nazi organization, has branched out to the UK under the name Sonnenkrieg Division.
After probing the server, reporters found a photo of the Duke of Sussex with a gun aimed at him and the words, “See ya later, race traitor!” It indicates Princess Diana’s youngest son should be shot and/or killed for marrying Markle, whose mother is Black and father is white.
There is also another image of a woman dangling from a noose and states white women who date men who are not white should be hanged.
Additionally, members of the 2015-founded hate group are considered to be behind at least five deaths in California, Virginia and Florida. Andrew Dymock, a university student in Wales, is believed to be responsible for setting up the British chapter of the group. But the 21-year-old denies he’s part of it.
Harry and Meghan wed in May and have been the target of racist scrutiny since their relationship became public in 2016. It forced Prince Harry to release a statement through Kensington Palace denouncing the negative attention.
“His girlfriend, Meghan Markle, has been subject to a wave of abuse and harassment,” the statement read in part. “Some of this has been very public — the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments.”
After mentioning how the press has also hounded Markle’s mother, the letter went on to say that “Prince Harry is worried about Ms. Markle’s safety and is deeply disappointed that he has not been able to protect her.”