Israel has asked the UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid to outlaw Hamas and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Channel 7 reported.
Sajid, who is in Israel at the moment, met with Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan yesterday in Tel Aviv before going on to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
— Bob Rosenschein (@BobR) July 2, 2019
In 2001 the UK proscribed Hamas’ military wing, the Izz Ad-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, as a “terrorist organization” however recognizes its political arm as the body which governs the besieged Gaza Strip.
During his two-day trip to Israel, Javid visited the Western Wall (Al-Buraq Wall) in occupied East Jerusalem and placed a note between its stones.
— Sajid Javid (@sajidjavid) July 1, 2019
He also made a “deeply moving and emotional” visit to the national Holocaust memorial and museum at Yad Vashem.
He also became the first UK cabinet minister to pray at Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site.
(Middle East Monitor, PC, Social Media)