THE Home Secretary has announced she is seeking to proscribe Hamas as a terrorist organisation in a move to crack down on hatred against Jewish people.
Priti Patel is expected to speak about the news in Washington, where it is reported she will describe the the Palestinian Islamist group as “fundamentally and rabidly antisemitic”.
If the change goes ahead, anyone who expresses support for the organisation, which controls the Gaza Strip, will be in breach of the Terrorism Act 2000.
Illegal actions will include arranging meetings for the group, flying their flag or wearing clothing that it is seen to support them.
Patel confirmed that she is seeking to ban Hamas “in its entirety”...