Written by NEFA
April 14, 2008
The NEFA Foundation has released a new report by NEFA Senior Analyst Steve Merley titled "The Muslim Brotherhood in Belgium." Belgium has become an important center for the global Muslim Brotherhood in Europe.
Since its origins in early student organizations, the Belgian Brotherhood network has grown to include Hamas support infrastructure and local Islamic groups that in turn are part of the Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe (FIOE), the global Muslim Brotherhood umbrella group in Europe. Belgium also serves as the FIOE national office. One individual, Bassem Hatahet, appears to be the most important figure in the Belgian Muslim Brotherhood.
Continue to the NEFA Report on the Belgian Brotherhood
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