UK’s largest Palestine group removed from global ‘terrorism list’

The UK’s largest Palestinian rights group has been removed from a non-governmental “terrorism” watch list that led to its bank accounts being closed by leading financial institutions.
 
The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) said its lawyers had successfully fought to have the group and its chairman, Hugh Lanning, taken off World-Check list, to which it had been added in 2015 based on what it said were “smears” and false claims of links to terrorism.
 
The World-Check database, a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters, apologised to the group and said that it should never have been included on the database, according to lawyers representing the PSC.
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