Legal Think Tank Warns Hotel Group That Hamas Event May Violate US Law (

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By Patrick Goodenough

A U.S. legal think tank has warned an international hotel group that it risks legal liability under U.S. federal law if it allows Hamas, a U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organization, to use one of its properties in Qatar for an event on Monday.

Hamas plans officially to launch a new political program at an event in the Qatari capital on Monday evening, in the presence of what it called “an elite group of writers, researchers, and journalists.”

The New York-based Lawfare Project, citing an invitation from Hamas, says the event is to be held at the InterContinental Doha–The City hotel.

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