Daesh tranining camp, run by Muslim Brotherhood, reportedly discovered in Jordan
A Muslim Brotherhood (MB) camp, training underage children in what was called “semi-ISIS” activities, has been discovered in Jordan, an article in Ammon news by Majid al-Dabbas reports.
The camp was allegedly found in one of the provinces on the outskirts of Amman. Photographs on Ammon news show several young boys in the apparent training facility, jumping over fire obstacles, performing pushups and crawling along the floor. "Semi ISIS training" refers to war training, similar to the kind Daesh (ISIS) post over the internet.
However, the MB’s leader, Zaki Bani Rushaid, has stepped forward to deny the accusations that his party is affiliated with the camp.
“We have no benefit from establishing such camps and it’s impossible that our group would do such actions” he told Saraya News.
The MB is viewed by the Jordanian authorities as an illegal organisation, as its licence was not renewed in accordance with a political parties law adopted in 2014. Earlier this year, the government closed down their Amman headquarters.
However, they continue to have a strong support base, particularly in urban areas, and its political wing, the Islamic Action Front (IAF), is Jordan's largest opposition party and remains legal. The IAF will participate in elections in September after refusing to participate in 2010 and 2013.
MB has no links to Daesh (ISIS) and the two groups have criticized each other on numerous occasions.
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