Germany Bans All Hezbollah Activity, Designates It As Terrorist Organization

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Germany Bans All Hezbollah Activity, Designates It As Terrorist Organization

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On April 30th, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer banned Hezbollah activities in the country, his ministry spokesman said on Twitter.

He also confirmed that “police measures are underway in several federal states concurrently,” and added that even in times of crisis, the “rule of law is able to act.”

The police carried out raids on four mosque associations in Berlin, Dortmund, Bremen and Münster accused of belonging to Hezbollah.

Hezbollah was also classified as a terrorist organization.

The American Jewish Committee praised Germany’s move to ban Hezbollah, calling it a “welcome, much-anticipated and significant German decision” in a statement.

“We now hope other European nations will take a close look at Germany’s decision and reach the same conclusion about the true nature of Hezbollah,” wrote AJC CEO David Harris. “Permitting its [Hezbollah’s] ‘political’ wing to operate on European soil allows for active recruitment, fundraising, and the poisonous spread of anti-Semitism,” the statement read.

Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Israel Katz, issued similar praise for the decision.

“In my conversations with [German Foreign Minister] Heiko Maas, he promised to help and I thank him,” Katz tweeted. “Hezbollah is a terrorist organization & must be treated as such.”

In December 2019, Germany’s parliament approved a motion urging Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to ban all activities by Hezbollah on German soil, citing its “terrorist activities” especially in Syria.

On a trip to Berlin in 2019, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped Germany would follow Britain in banning Hezbollah. Britain introduced legislation in February 2019 that classified Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation.

German authorities estimate around 1,050 people in Germany are active members of Hezbollah, but not specifically of the armed wing.

In September, federal prosecutors were given the authority to open criminal cases against members of any foreign terror organization.

In 2013, EU foreign ministers banned Hezbollah’s military wing but not its political work in Europe. As a result, sanctions can be imposed on its military leaders.

Germany simply designated it as a terrorist organization to stop the possibility of its political members carrying out any activity in the country.

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  • johnny rotten

    Germany is an occupied country, it is part of NATO: the largest terrorist organization in the world, so why could it seriously say who is terrorist and who is not?

    • Jens Holm

      It seemes Your head is occupied or gone. We have to have Our oppinion.

      PKK probatly is fine for You too.

    • Jon Robinson

      Its not occupied, NATO doesnt occupy member states, I think you are confused with Russia

  • Zionism = EVIL

    German faggot cunts are occupied by Americunts, so no big deal. Zero relevance in real terms and only endanger the German faggots traveling overseas.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9e962e180209c91d6270e22de05bff857c8a9ba4171af293af6f83f9e3f1178e.jpg

    • Jens Holm

      Faggots are the best in the world. They are good taxpayers and make no children.

  • <>

    Good decision, I hope the EU will do the same.

  • Rhodium 10

    Hezbollah should do the same with German embassy in lebanon and expel them

    • christianblood

      Well-said!

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    I’m awaiting a fatwa against the fatwa* that is Merkel.

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Germany is not an independent nation, it is occupied by the Americunt rapists since 1945.

      • christianblood

        Indeed. Germany is another US poodle!

  • Saso Mange

    Well, maybe because for Germans those brave French revolution people from WW2 were terrorists :D

    You can not label people as terrorist, that’s foundation of Western law and culture.

  • Mustafa Mehmet

    Brovo Germany

  • observerBG

    Euro puppets.

  • Porc Halal

    What about other muslim terrorist organizations like DITIB for example?!…

  • Porc Halal

    As long as USA sides with the muslim sunni terror groups and at the same time demonizes/fighting the muslim shiite terror groups, we can’t talk real anti-terrorism meassures…whatever US interests are, its puppet states will follow them blindly

  • Rafik Chauhan

    Germany is and will always remain Zionist slave state nothing new . infect all of EU are cowards and soon will leek the feet of Zionist . Hezbollah will prevail . ressitance doesn’t need UN or EU.