posted on Oct, 11 2005 @ 04:02 PM
UK ministers are set to ban fifteen international groups believed to be terrorist organisations. The groups have been linked to countries such as
Iraq, Uzbekistan, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Morocco. The UK has already banned 25 groups under the Terrorism Act 2000.
Among the new list of groups to be banned are Islamic organisations Ansar Al Islam, Groupe Islamique Combattant Marocain, Al Ittihad Al Islamia and
Ansar Al Sunna.
Home Secretary Charles Clarke said: "Recent events in London and elsewhere in the world have shown all too clearly that the threat posed by global
terrorism has not gone away.
"The attacks of 7 and 21 July have served as a stark reminder of the need to maintain a vigorous approach to dealing with terrorisms and their
"The list of proscribed organisations is kept under constant review and, after careful consideration of all the relevant factors, I am satisfied that
these groups should be added to it."
The Terrorism Bill, which is due to be published shortly, would amend the Terrorism Act 2000 to allow the proscription of organisations which glorify
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I think it is hillarious when a government 'bans' a terrorist group.
As if it is ever going to make a difference. Fair enough they can be imprisoned if they are ever caught, but we should eb out there fighting them
instead of sitting in an office saying "oh if you are caught being a member of this group you will go to prison"!
[edit on 11/10/2005 by MickeyDee]