Islamic Relief to contest Israeli ‘terrorism’ allegations in court

July 27, 2020

Israel accused British charity of links to Hamas in 2014, although Islamic Relief says it has yet to see ‘credible evidence’

A Tel Aviv court is to hear a petition from the charity Islamic Relief to restart its aid work in the occupied West Bank, six years after the Israeli government labelled it a “terrorist organisation”.

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) said the designation had left more than 70,000 Palestinians without vital support. It will argue that allegations linking it to the militant group Hamas were unfounded.

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