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Terrorist designation of ten entities renewed

06 November 2019

A New Zealand Gazette notice says that on 5 September 2019 the terrorist designations of 10 entities were renewed pursuant to section 35 of the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002.

Any person who deals with the properties of the entities may be liable to prosecution for an offence under section 9 of the Act.

The renewed designations will expire on 26 September 2022 unless earlier revoked or extended. Statements of case for the designation renewal of all 10 entities are available on the New Zealand Police website here.

The entities are as follows:

Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade (AAMB, also known as Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, Al-Aqsa Intifada Martyrs’ Group, Al-Aqsa Brigades, Martyrs of Al-Aqsa Group, Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Battalion and Armed Militias of the Al-Aqsa Martyr Battalions); and

Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA, also known as Continuity IRA); and

Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN, also known as National Liberation Army (NLA) and Army of National Liberation); and

Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami, Bangladesh (HUJI-B, also known as Islami Dawat-e-Kafela, Harakat ul-Jihad e Islami Bangladesh, Harkatul-Jihad-al-Islam, Harkatul Jihad, Harakat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami, Harkat-ulJehad-al-Islami or Harakat-ul-Jihad-Islami Bangladesh); and

Indian Mujahideen (IM, also known as Indian Mujahidin); and

Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades (IQB, also known as the Military wing of Hamas, Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades (EQB), or Izz al-Din Al-Qassem Brigades); and

Lebanese Hizbollah’s military wing, Al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya (IR, also known as the Military Wing of Lebanese Hizbollah; Military Wing of Hezbollah; Military Wing of Hizbullah; The Islamic Resistance); and

New People’s Army and the Communist Party of the Philippines, (NPA/CPP); and

Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ, also known as Islamic Jihad, Islamic Jihad (in/of) Palestine, Islamic Jihad – Palestine Faction and Islamic Holy War, Palestinian Islamic Jihad – Shaqaqi Faction, Palestinian Islamic Jihad – Shallah Faction, Harakat al-Jihad al Islami fi Filistin, Jihad al-Islami, Abu Ghunaym Squad of the Hizballah Bayt al-Maqdis, al-Quds Brigades, Saraya al-Quds (Jerusalem Battalions/The Jerusalem Brigades), Saraya al-Mujihadeen or Al-Awdah Brigades, al-Quds Squads, Islamic Jihad Palestine (IJP)); and

Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA, also known as Real IRA, New IRA).

Last updated on the 6th November 2019