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Hamas Outraged as UK Set to Ban, Declare Them as a Terrorist Organization [Video]

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Gaza-based terror group called UK ban “a new crime committed by Britain against our Palestinian people.”

The United Kingdom is set to ban the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas in its entirety. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is “seeking to declare the whole of Palestinian militant group Hamas a terrorist organisation,” the BBC reported Friday.

“Hamas has significant terrorist capability, including access to extensive and sophisticated weaponry, as well as terrorist training facilities,” the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel declared in a statement on Friday. “That is why today I have acted to proscribe Hamas in its entirety,” she added.

The move will forbid the Gaza-based terrorist group from operating under the garb of its “political wing” in the UK. “Previously only the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist organisation, Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, was proscribed under the Terrorism Act 2000,” the UK broadcaster Sky News explained.

The ban, which requires approvalfrom …