Egypt adds 187 names to terrorist lists – Middle East Monitor

Egypt added the names of 187 people to its terrorist list because of its alleged membership in the Hasm movement, a group founded in 2016 that has assumed responsibility for several attacks on security guards.

The decision was issued by a criminal court in Cairo in a case opened in 2017 and published in the Official Gazette.

The court has labeled the movement a terrorist organization and ordered 187 defendants to be placed on the country’s terrorist list.

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Accordingly, the defendants will be subject to asset freezes and will be banned from traveling and holding public office.

The Hasm movement opposes the 2013 military coup led by incumbent President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and which led to the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president.

She has taken responsibility for assassinations, assassinations and militant attacks in Egypt.

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