US Treasury blacklists Palestinian charity

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 |  by Staff Writer  

The US Treasury on Tuesday blacklisted one of the largest Palestinian charities after learning that it was financing the Hamas terrorist organization, reported Agence France-Presse.

“Hamas has used the Al-Salah Society, as it has other charitable fronts, to finance its terrorist agenda,” said Treasury official Adam Szubin.

The decision will cut the Al-Salah Society off completely from the US financial system.

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