To ask Her Majesty's Government which organisations have been proscribed under terrorism legislation in each of the last 10 years.
The Terrorism Act 2000 made provision, for the first time, for the proscription of organisations concerned in international and domestic terrorism (as well as terrorism connected to the affairs of Northern Ireland). Organisations listed in Schedule 2 to that Act are proscribed. On receiving Royal Assent on
The Irish Republican ArmyCumann na mBanFianna na hEireannThe Red Hand CommandoSaor EireThe Ulster Freedom FightersThe Ulster Volunteer ForceThe Irish National Liberation ArmyThe Irish People's Liberation OrganisationThe Ulster Defence AssociationThe Loyalist Volunteer ForceThe Continuity Army CouncilThe Orange VolunteersThe Red Hand Defenders
The Terrorism Act allows the Home Secretary to add, by order, an organisation to Schedule 2.
In 2001 the following organisations were added to Schedule 2:
Al-Qa'idaEgyptian Islamic JihadAl-Gama'at al-IslamiyaArmed Islamic Group (Groupe Islamique Armée) (GIA)Salafist Group for Call and Combat (Groupe Salafiste pour la Prédication et le Combat) (GSPC)Babbar KhalsaInternational Sikh Youth FederationHarakat MujahideenJaish e MohammedLashkar e TayyabaLiberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)Hizballah External Security OrganisationHamas-Izz al-Din al-Qassem BrigadesPalestinian Islamic Jihad—ShaqaqiAbu Nidal OrganisationIslamic Army of AdenMujaheddin e KhalqKurdistan Workers' Party (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan) (PKK)Revolutionary Peoples' Liberation Party—Front (Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi) (DHKP-C) Basque Homeland and Liberty (Euskadi to Askatasuna) (ETA)
In 2002 the following organisations were added to Schedule 2:
Abu Sayyaf GroupAsbat Al-AnsarIslamic Movement of UzbekistanJemaah Islamiyah.
No organisations were added to Schedule two in 2003 or 2004.
In 2005 the following organisations were added to Schedule 2:
Al Ittihad Al IslamiaAnsar Al IslamAnsar Al SunnaGroupe Islamique Combattant MarocainHarakat-ul-Jihad-ul-IslamiHarakat-ul-Jihad-ul-Islami (Bangladesh) Harakat-ul-Mujahideen/AlamiHezb-e Islami GulbuddinIslamic Jihad UnionJamaat ul-FurquanJundallahKhuddam ul-IslamLashkar-e JhangviLibyan Islamic Fighting GroupSipah-e Sahaba Pakistan.
In 2006 the following organisations were added to Schedule 2:
Al-GhurabaaThe Saved SectBaluchistan Liberation ArmyTeyrebaz Azadiye Kurdistan.
In 2007 the following organisations were added to Schedule 2:
Jammat-ul Mujahideen BangladeshTehrik Nefaz-e Shari'at Muhammadi.
In 2008 the following changes were made to Schedule 2:
Mujaheddin e Khalq was removed from Schedule 2, and"The military wing of Hizballah, including the Jihad Council and all units reporting to it (including the Hizballah External Security Organisation)" was substituted for the then existing entry of "Hizballah External Security Organisation".