This is the twisted way of thinking of Hamas. They can surpresse people in Gaza who are no supporters of Hamas (does the world know that or just does not want to know), but Hamas is in no position to dictate Israel what to do. The Hamas rules do not care what happens to their people, they care about their power.
Egyptian court sentences Al-Jazeera journalists to 3 years in prison (Reuters)
from the article: Hamas blocking entry of flotilla aid into Gaza