▲ Up
 
20:31 20-07-2017
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Hamas executes 3 for 'collaboration' with Israel
13:26, 22 August 2014, 809

AKIPRESS.COM - 33AF1C05-B1C2-4BC9-9290-5483DED1857D_w640_r1_s_cx0_cy1_cw0 The armed wing of Hamas has executed three Palestinians and arrested seven others for allegedly collaborating with Israel during the Gaza war, a website close to the movement reported Thursday.

The Majd website quoted a senior security official in the enclave as saying seven people had been arrested on suspicion of scoping out targets for Israel and that three others had been shot dead, AFP said.

No date was given for the executions or the arrests.

The same website reported on August 6 that "a number" of Palestinian collaborators had been killed, again without giving a date.

On July 13, witnesses in the southern city of Rafah reported seeing gunmen kill a man in the middle of the street in another incident which appeared to be the execution of a suspected collaborator.

Israel and Hamas have been at war since July 8 in a conflict that has killed 2,075 Palestinians and 67 on the Israeli side.

Under Palestinian law, collaborating with Israel, murder and drug trafficking are punishable by death.

In May, Hamas announced the execution of two men accused of being collaborators, saying they had been executed in accordance with the law.

In principle, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, who heads the Western-backed Palestinian Authority, is supposed to approve all executions.

Hamas has controlled the Gaza Strip since winning elections in the enclave in 2007. Although it handed the reins of power to a Ramallah-based administration in early June, it remains the de facto power in Gaza.

Abbas is based in Ramallah in the West Bank.


Full access to all news articles in English

1 month2000 somsubscribe
year20000 somsubscribe
These subscription fees are for private individuals only. Please contact us via phone +996 (312) 900-776 or email info@akipress.org for corporate subscription inquiries
Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
18:00 GKNB investigates case of militant plotting self-explosion in Kyrgyzstan17:13 GKNB continues investigation against Facebook user detained for inciting ethnic hatred16:50 Uzbekistan confirms 2018 AFC U-23 Championship ticket16:36 Universities of Uzbekistan refuse to accept documents from girls wearing hijabs and skirts15:34 Ex-corruption fighters in Tajikistan being tried behind closed doors15:15 Justice Minister reveals his monthly wage15:07 Founder of Faiza sells the café14:58 Baku hosts tripartite meeting of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey Foreign Ministers14:03 Skin burning noxious plants invade village in the east of Issyk-Kul13:55 Adilbek Zhaksybekov reappointed Head of Executive Office of Nazarbayev13:33 A district court judge terminates criminal case against policemen that attacked casual passerby13:24 Volume of railroad transportation between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan increased by 14% in 4 months13:13 'Transition to Latin alphabet doesn't unite, but rather sets apart our peoples' — Atambayev at Altai civilization forum12:49 Brazil's former President Lula has assets frozen12:37 Kyrgyzstan loses to Iran in AFC U-23 Championship qualifier12:27 Atambayev receives President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov12:25 Life in rural Kyrgyzstan: Qadi of Osh called Kyrgyzstani Uzbeks for giving up tradition 'Mazr'12:21 Kyrgyz, Chinese, Tajik and Kazakh scientists to discuss environmental safety issues in Issyk-Kul12:12 Saudi woman arrested for wearing a skirt is released without charge12:04 Doctors recommend Kyrgyzstanis in Euro trip to be careful as measles outbreaks in 14 European countries
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75