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Terrorist Designation of Three Entities Renewed

On 18 June 2023 the terrorist designations of Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C), Jaish Al-Adl (JAA), and The Shining Path (SP) were renewed pursuant to section 35 of the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002 (TSA).

Any person who deals with the property of the entities listed below may be liable to prosecution for an offence under section 9 of the TSA.


Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C), also known as Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi, Devrimici Sol, Revolutionary Left, and Dev Sol; and

Jaish Al-Adl (JAA), formerly designated under description Jundallah ; also known as Jaish ul-Adl (JuA), Jaysh al-Adl, Jeysh al-Adl, Army of Justice, Peoples’ Resistance Movement of Iran (PRMI), Jonbesh-I Moqavemat-i-Mardom-I Iran, Popular Resistance Movement of Iran, Soldiers of God, Fedayeen-e-Islam, Former Jundallah of Iran, Jundullah, Jondullah, Jondollah, Jondallah, Army of God (God’s Army), and Baloch Peoples’ Resistance Movement (BPRM); and

The Shining Path (SP), also known as the Peruvian Communist Party, PCP-SL, PCP, SL, Partido Comunista del Peru en el Sendero Luminoso de Jose Carlos Mariategui, Communist Party of Peru on the Shining Path of Jose Carlos Mariategui, Partido Comunista del Peru, Communist Party of Peru, The Communist Party of Peru by the Shining Path of Jose Carlos Mariategui and Marxism, Leninism, Maoism and the Thoughts of Chairman Gonzalo, Revolutionary Student Front for the Shining Path of Mariategui, Communist Party of Peru - By Way of the Shining Path of Mariategui, PCP - por el Sendero Luminoso de Mariategui, Ejercito Guerrillero Popular, Ejercito Popular de Liberacion, EGP, EPL, People’s Aid of Peru, People’s Guerrilla Army, People’s Liberation Army, the Militarizado Partido Comunista del Perú (MPCP, the Militarized Communist Party of Peru), and Sendero Luminoso.

The statements of case for the designation renewal of DHKP/C, JAA, and SP are available on the New Zealand Police website:

The designations of DHKP/C, JAA, and SP expire on 30 June 2026 unless earlier revoked or extended pursuant to section 35 of the TSA.

ANDREW COSTER, Commissioner of Police.

1. The New Zealand Gazette Issue No. 75 dated 27 July 2017 detailing the description change can be accessed at: New Zealand Gazette, 27 July 2017, Issue No. 75, Notice No. 2017-go3791.