France, Benzema accused by minister Darmanin of links with the Muslim Brotherhood

Serious accusations from the French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, who during an interview granted to the CNews broadcaster accused the footballer Karim Benzema, now playing for Al-Ittihad, of having links with the Islamist organization Muslim Brotherhood. The footballer who won the Ballon d’Or had written on X 3 days ago: “All our prayers go to the inhabitants of Gaza, once again victims of these unjust bombings which spare neither women nor children”.

Who are the Muslim Brotherhood

The French bomber was born in Lyon, has Algerian origins and is Muslim. He currently plays in the Saudi championship, and for the moment has not responded to the accusations that speak of his involvement with the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organization accused of supporting terrorism. A group founded in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood (as it is also defined) operates mainly in Egypt and Gaza, and is outlawed, as they are considered a terrorist organization, by the governments of Bahrain, Egypt, Russia, Syria, Saudi Arabia, the Emirates United Arab Emirates, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.