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Germany says raids underway on homes of Hamas supporters

Berlin on November 2 banned Hamas and Samidoun

23 November, 11:37

(ANSA-AFP) - FRANKFURT AM MAIN, NOV 23 - Germany on Thursday said raids were underway in four regions on the homes of members and supporters of Hamas and another Palestinian organisation which are banned in the country. "We are carrying out action against radical Islamists. By banning Hamas and Samidoun in Germany, we have sent a clear signal that we will not tolerate any apology or support for Hamas's barbaric terror against Israel," Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said in a statement.
    "Islamists and ant-Semites must not feel safe anywhere," she said. The interior ministry said 15 properties had been raided so far since 6:00 am after courts in four regions ordered the raids. Germany on November 2 banned Hamas and Samidoun. There are an estimated 450 Hamas members in the country, according to official figures. (ANSA-AFP).
   

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