Hamas is now acting like a government. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen (Geneve) Switzerland.
    • 21.05.10 | 20:05 (IDT)

    Most of the land in question belongs to the government. The government in the past allowed the citizens to build mud brick homes. Obviously the idea was to be able to demolish these shacks when new and proper housing became available. Unfortunately, the houses in mention are cement and brick, property taxes, building codes and a number of bureaucratic paperwork has not been accepted by the government of Gaza. Hamas,may well have a PR problem, yet they will continue with demolishing homes or shacks as they see fit, that will in the end create some semblance of law and order. This is an internal matter in a sovereign enclave called Gaza. Good day, from sunny Swiss Alps.

    from the article: Hamas to raze 180 Gaza houses to erect Islamic religious center
    First published 01:35 21.05.10 | Last updated 01:35 21.05.10
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