Quantcast
news.com.au 21 Nov, 2021 10:00 am

Palestinian militant group Hamas set to be declared terrorist group in UK

Palestinian militant group Hamas set to be declared terrorist group in UK
Britain is attempting to ban the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation – and showing support for the group could be punishable with 14 years in prison.

Palestinian group Hamas may soon be declared a terrorist organisation if a vote gets passed by UK parliament this week.Britain is attempting to ban the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation – and showing support for the group could be punishable with 14 years in prison.“I welcome the UK’s intention to declare Hamas a terrorist organisation in its entirety – because that’s exactly what it is,” he wrote on Twitter.UK Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the move on Friday, which would bring Britain into line with the European Union as well as the US, which designated Hamas a terror group in 1995.

Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel.Former leader Jeremy Corbyn in 2016 said he regretted once calling members of Hamas and Hezbollah “friends” during a meeting at the British parliament.

Read full story at news.com.au