Hamas to hang two 'collaborators' before the end of the month
Hamas plans to hang two 'Palestinians,' who have been convicted by Richard Goldstone's
favorite court system
' with Israel, before the end of the month, and possibly as soon as next week.
The official said that the two men had been convicted by a
Palestinian court of passing on to Israeli authorities information that
led to the killing of Palestinians.
Salah Eddin Abu Sharkh, a
senior official with the Hamas-run Ministry of Interior, confirmed that
his government was planning to execute convicted "collaborators" in the
He said that Hamas authorities recently arrested several Palestinians on suspicion of aiding Israeli authorities.
arrests, he said, were carried out after a deadline offered by Hamas to
suspected "collaborators" to hand themselves in expired.
deadline, part of a campaign waged against "collaborators," was offered
by the Hamas government on March 12, and expired on May 12.
who handed themselves in were promised that their identities would not
be disclosed. "Collaborators" who were not involved in killings were
offered an amnesty.
How generous of them...
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