“Parties in Germany’s coalition government have agreed to ban the flag of Hamas, as a mark of respect for Jewish citizens in the wake of anti-Semitic attacks linked to last month’s Middle East violence”

POLITICO
German government agrees to ban Hamas flag after anti-Semitic incidents
by Helen Collis
June 20, 2021

…Germany witnessed attacks on synagogues, the burning of Israeli flags and a surge anti-Semitic slurs during demonstrations over a violent 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas last month.  The flag ban was first proposed by the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) of Chancellor Angela Merkel. After initially raising constitutional concerns, according to a letter seen by Welt am Sonntag newspaper, the center-left German Social Democratic Party (SPD) came around to the proposal…Palestinian militant group Hamas is included on the European Union’s list of terrorist organizations.  READ MORE

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