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UK Labour Leader Corbyn Took Cash From Palestinian Group Linked to Hamas

UK Labour Leader Corbyn Took Cash From Palestinian Group Linked to Hamas

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
08/08/2016
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Jeremy Corbyn, the embattled leader of the opposition UK Labour Party, has been accused of accepting campaign funds from a group with links to the Hamas terrorist organisation. Friends of Al-Aqsa are alleged to have given a cheque for £10,000 to Mr. Corbyn, an outspoken critic of Israel, when he was bidding to become Labour leader in 2015. A in the Observer newspaper on Sunday made the claim, adding that the money came from the proceeds of a fundraising dinner held for Mr. Corbyn’s election.