Islamic Group Hizbut Tahrir to Be Outlawed in Israel

(Israel Hayom) Israel is pursuing legislation to outlaw Hizbut Tahrir, a radical, international, pan-Islamic organization affiliated with Islamic State, Channel 10 reported Monday. The group has been outlawed in several European countries, including Turkey, Russia and Germany. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said the decision followed clear evidence implicating Hizbut Tahrir in a series of terrorist attacks across Israel in 2015, originally attributed to Hamas. Hizbut Tahrir rejects Israel's right to exist and seeks to replace it with an Islamic caliphate.

2016-08-10 00:00:00

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