Nov. 7, 2017
A leader of one of Britain’s most prominent mosques is a ruling member of Hamas, which is designated a terrorist organisation.
Mohammed Sawalha, a trustee of the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London, has been appointed a member of the political bureau of Hamas.
His role was revealed when it was announced that he was part of a Hamas delegation to Moscow in September which held a meeting with Mikhail Bogdanov, President Putin’s Middle East envoy, and a deputy foreign minister.
Hamas has been designated an outlawed terrorist organisation by the US and the EU