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11th Dec 2016

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Hamas EU terror listing flawed, says lawyer

Member states failed to follow due process in their decision to designate Palestinian militant group Hamas a terror organisation, the EU court's advocate general has said. States failed to demonstrate that the UK's listing of Hamas in 2001, the basis of the EU decision, justified being transferred. Hamas should be removed from the list, the lawyer said. Judges follow the advocate general in most rulings.

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