By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

UK proscribes Hamas as terrorist organisation

The UK has proscribed Hamas as a terrorist organisation, both its military and political wings, pursuant to the  Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2021. The UK proscribed Hamas’ military wing in 2001. The government now states that it considers the distinction between the military and political wing to be artificial and Hamas as a whole to …

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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