Australia Outlaws Palestinian Islamic Jihad

(AFP/Yahoo) - The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) radical group has been officially outlawed under Australia's counter-terrorism legislation, which carries penalties of up to 25 years' jail, the government announced. According to the new regulation, it is an offense to belong to, recruit for, train with, provide training for, or make funds available to the organization in Australia or abroad.

2004-05-03 00:00:00

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