Did Money Raised at Irvine Go to Hamas?

October 15, 2009

The University of California is investigating whether a lecture by a pro-Palestinian speaker -- sponsored by the Muslim Student Union -- violated university rules by becoming a fund raiser, and the university has forwarded to the U.S. Justice Department allegations that some of the funds raised were eventually given to Hamas, The Orange County Register reported. Organizers of the event deny any wrongdoing, and say that the allegations are part of a campaign by pro-Israel groups to limit the activities of groups critical of Israel.

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