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Scotland Yard: 'Lifting Hezbollah's Flags in Ashura Violates the Law'
by Mohamed Shafei
Scotland Yard police continues the investigation it has launched on lifting the so-called "Hezbollah" flags by a number of demonstrators who marked Ashura Day on Wednesday, October 12.
Asharq Al-Awsat received a statement issued by Scotland Yard on Friday saying: "By the virtue of Section 13 of the Terrorism Act 2000, whoever shows a flag or any other instrument in public place, aiming at raising doubts on his/her affiliation or support for an outlawed group, is considered to have committed a crime."
Meanwhile, sources close to Scotland Yard said that the investigation officers are still investigating the incident and are seeking to receive more photographs and films from independent sources in Ashura this year.
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