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Egypt court confirms Brotherhood terrorist label

Court approves government's designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation

Ahram Online, Monday 24 Feb 2014
Egyptian Muslim brotherhood Shura council
In this April 30, 2011 file photo, Egyptian Muslim brotherhood Shura council members gather to be photographed outside the new Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo, Egypt (Photo: AP)
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The Court for Urgent Matters has upheld the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group.

The interim government declared the Brotherhood a terrorist group in December but the decision had not been approved of by a court until now.

The Brotherhood has been blamed for militant attacks since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi – a longtime member of the group – in July 2013.

The attacks have mainly targeted the security forces, with the exception of a bomb in South Sinai in February that killed four civilians, including three South Korean tourists.

The Brotherhood has repeatedly condemned the attacks and denied responsibility for them. 

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