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  7/17/2013, Av 10, 5773

Canada: Group Which Supported Hamas Suspends Operations


IRFAN-Canada, an organization that lost its charity status two years ago over its alleged support for Hamas, has announced it is suspending operations after the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce won court approval to close its accounts.

The National Post reported that the CIBC gave notice in May that it intended to stop providing banking services to the organization. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice upheld that decision, which went into effect on Monday.