PARIS, (PIC)-- A group of French anti-racism activists have started a campaign to collect signatures demanding the European Union to immediately recognize Hamas Movement as a legitimate Movement, and to remove it from the EU list of terrorist organizations.
According to the activists, Hamas was duly and democratically elected by the Palestinian people in transparent and honest elections in 2006, and thus, they added, the international community must respect the democratic choice of the Palestinian people.
The campaign, the organizers explained, was targeting candidates of the next EU parliament who would contest the elections in June this year.
High-profile International and European personalities, including Franswa Hotarat, professor emeritus from the Catholic Lovan University, and the Irish Noble Prize Laureate Mairead Maguire among other famous figures across Europe have put their signature to the campaign that also bore hundreds of signatures from different European countries, including Germany, Belgium, Austria, Spain, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Holland, Portugal, Romania, UK, Sweden, USA, Canada, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, South Africa, Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, and Libya.
In 2006, More than 1000 American and European observers led by former US president Jimmy Carter witnessed the Palestinian elections that Hamas won, and described it as most transparent in the region.[infopalestina.com]
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