Why is the UK preparation to ban Palestine’s Hamas group?

Why is the UK preparation to ban Palestine’s Hamas group?

Video Duration 24 minutes 45 seconds

From: Inside Story

Fury is growing in Palestine after Britain’s interior minister states she is prohibiting Hamas.

The United Kingdom is on the cusp of designating all of Hamas as a “terrorist organisation”.

It comes as UK Home Secretary Priti Patel, who will provide the modification to parliament in the coming days, states there is no other way in comparing Hamas’s political and military branches.

If authorized, the relocation would not just impede the group however impact individuals in Gaza who count on social well-being programs that Hamas handles.

Hamas is currently designated a “terrorist group” by the European Union, the United States and Canada.

But what will the ramifications be?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Anne Herzberg– Legal consultant of NGO Monitor.

Roxane Farmanfarmaian– Lecturer on worldwide relations of the Middle East at the University of Cambridge.

Mustafa Barghouti– Palestinian political leader and basic secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative.

Published On 21 Nov 2021