UK plans to ban Hamas as terror group

UK plans to ban Hamas as terror group

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is set announce plans to designate Hamas’ political wing a terrorist organisation after lambasting it as “fundamentally and rabidly antisemitic”. Currently, the only the Palestinian faction’s military wing is proscribed as such, but in a speech later today at the right-wing Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, Patel will announce a ban on the entire organisation and aims to push through the change in Parliament next week. The ban means supporters of the group can face up to 14 years in prison under the UK Terrorism Act. According to UK Law, supporting Hamas may i...


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