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German Government: Islamic Relief has "Significant Ties" to Muslim Brotherhood

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
16/04/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

German media is  the German federal government has stated that branches of the international charitable franchise Islamic Relief are closely connected to the Muslim Brotherhood, an international Islamist movement whose offshoots include the designated terrorist organization Hamas.

Responding to inquiries from parliamentarians from Germany's centrist Free Democratic Party, the government specifically named Islamic Relief Deutschland (Islamic Relief Germany) and the franchise's U.K. parent organization, Islamic Relief Worldwide, and declared that both had "significant ties" to the Muslim Brotherhood.