Security officers stopped in Crimea activity of a cell of followers of the terrorist organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir”*, according to Wednesday reports TASS with reference to regional management of FSB.

“Suppressed the activity of Bakhchisarai cell is prohibited in the Russian Federation the international terrorist organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami”, – stated in the message.

According to the FSB, in respect of six of the cell members initiated a criminal case under part 1 and 2 of article 205.5 of the criminal code (“Organization of activities of a terrorist organization and participation in activities of such organization”).

Other details of the case in the interests of the investigation, the press service of the FSB has not been disclosed. Currently, operative-investigative activities, said the Agency

“Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami” (Party of Islamic liberation) is an international religious-political organization established in 1953. Aims to eliminate UN-Islamic governments and the return of Muslims to the “true Islamic way of life”. In Russia “Hizb ut-Tahrir”* the decision of the Supreme court in 2003 declared a terrorist organisation and banned.

In 2016, Crimea was arrested 11 alleged followers of “Hizb ut-Tahrir”* participating in the activities of local cells of the organization.

*”Hizb ut-Tahrir” is a terrorist group banned in Russia.



FSB has reported on the suppression of the cell grouping “Hizb ut-Tahrir”* in the Crimea 11.10.2017

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