The General Prosecutor’s office of Switzerland initiated a criminal investigation against the Director of «the Islamic Central Council» on suspicion of violation of the law on banned organizations, including al-Qaida.
According to prosecutors, the Director of the Council, a German citizen, whose name is not published, traveled to Syria and recorded propaganda videos with extremists, and he is not distanced itself from these radical views and activities of al-Qaeda in Syria.
The investigation began on December 9, but became aware of it only in ten days. The suspect was not placed under arrest.
Recall, December 12, Swiss authorities arrested two Syrians suspected of having ties with the terrorist organization «Islamic state».