EU court upholds freeze on “terrorist” Hamas funds

A European Union court on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Hamas funds as it rejected the Gaza-based terror group’s appeal against its EU listing as a terrorist organization. This was the latest court rejection of Hamas’s efforts to be struck from an EU blacklist created in 2001 based on a UN resolution following the 9/11 attacks in the United States. “In today’s judgment the General Court looks into each of the arguments made by Hamas and rejects them in their totality,” the Luxembourg-based court said.

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5 thoughts on “EU court upholds freeze on “terrorist” Hamas funds

  • Mar 6, 2019 @ 15:17 at 15:17
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    Confiscation of Hamas funds is pretty good as an idea of a start, but police and immigration officers actions are an absolute requirement. Also, demolition for those mosques proved nests of terrorists.

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    • Mar 9, 2019 @ 5:21 at 5:21
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      The funds are not confiscated. they are held indefinitely in an escrow account until such time that the cause has been removed.

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  • Mar 6, 2019 @ 17:27 at 17:27
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    Hmmm, Netanyahu’s continuing restraint against powerfully attacking the next-door enemies of Israel has produced fruit. For all those who have complained that he is weak, clearly he is intelligent and calculating. If he continues with restraint even as they proceed with their attacks, who knows what he might achieve for the significant benefit of Israel.

    It is likely that only after Netanyahu deems he has obtained the most beneficial actions against Israel’s enemies, then will he allow the IDF to take decisive action. Peace.

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    • Mar 9, 2019 @ 5:23 at 5:23
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      this has nothing to do with Bibi

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  • Mar 7, 2019 @ 7:26 at 7:26
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    Hamas and other terrorist organizations are financed by
    Hawala (see.wikipedia).
    So in the west there are arab held businesses that work a lot with cash like hairdressers or fast food restaurants. They are inlets for donations to terrorist organizations. How to fight it?
    Do surveillance and checks on the bookeeping of these businesses and see what stuff is payed in cash (food, hairdresser chemicals) which does not see the books and compare it with customer count found by automatic surveillance systems. Also look for people who meet the store owners in private or via the backdoor.
    Official banking is only a small part of arab financial transfers.
    A lot of arab held businesses are in the eu an gues what the 10 arab hairdressers in the same street.are doing besides a bit haircutting.

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