Aug 12, 2004 : Web Hosts Close Terrorist Web Sites


Aug 12, 2004 - Lebanese guerilla group Hizbullah told Reuters on Thursday that two of its Web sites have been shut down in the past week by Web hosting companies in the United States and the United Kingdom. Both countries allege the organization is involved in terrorist activities and have it listed on their terrorist group watch lists.

A Hizbullah official responsible for the Web site told Reuters that the sites were shut down because of accusations related to terrorism. The official did not identify the Web hosting companies involved.
The official said the organization is actively looking for a new hosting provider. The two sites in question are hizbullah.org and hizbullah.tv.
Hizbullah, backed by Jordan and Syria, is a supporter of the Palestinian independence movement.

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