Moscow court sentenced 8 Hizb ut-Tahrir members to 11-18 years in prison

A court in Moscow sentenced eight members of the Moscow cell of the international terrorist organization Hizb ut-Tahrir to prison terms ranging from 11 to 18 years, TASS learned on Monday from the Public Relations Center of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB).

"A legal trial has been completed in Moscow against eight members of the Moscow cell of Hizb ut-Tahrir who recruited residents of the metropolitan region into this international terrorist organization and disseminated banned terrorist ideology containing calls for violent change in the constitutional order in Russia. The Second Military Court of the Western District found two leaders and six active participants guilty of crimes provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 205 of the Russian Criminal Code (Organizing the activities of a terrorist organization and participating in the activities of a such organization) and sentenced them to prison terms ranging from 11 to 18 years,” the FSB said.

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The service clarified that the illegal activities of the Moscow cell of Hizb ut-Tahrir were suppressed between December 2019 and February 2020 thanks to operational and investigative activities in Moscow and Tula.

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  1. I understand nothing, how in Russia, there is an Islamist movement in the name of HIZB U TAHRIR which means liberation party.

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