Hamas sentences 7 Gazans to death by hanging for ‘collaboration’ with Israel

The Times of Israel reports: “A military court in the Gaza Strip on Sunday sentenced seven people to death by hanging for ‘collaboration’ with Israel, the coastal enclave’s Hamas-run interior ministry said.

The court also sentenced seven others to ‘life imprisonment with hard labor,’ which in Gaza amounts to 25 years, the ministry said in a statement.

Regarding those sentenced to death, the court said they had provided information to Israel on terror groups in Gaza — including names, phone numbers, addresses and weapons caches — in return for money, the Maan News agency reported. One of the defendants was allegedly given a permit to work in Israel in return for information he provided.

The terror group Hamas controls Gaza, and the military court there has regularly issued death sentences for people found guilty of ‘collaboration’ with Israel…”

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