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    • Sarah
    • 26.01.10 | 06:50 (IST)

    I was part of the GFM and I DID enter Gaza with the 84 people on the bus. What was said about Hamas is all lies. We were treated with great hospitality, we were to speak to the Gazans and take pictures and videos. We visited hospitals and the orphanages. Why the hell do you have to bash Hamas all the way. You seem to have got your testimonies from the ignorant people who joined us on the bus, I spoke to them and argued with them. They went in to Gaza with a mindset that Hamas is an oppression. They came in with a closed mind and a westernized view of how people should be living. I myself did not have a good view of Hamas prior to this trip, but after leaving I discovered so many misconceptions I had about it.

    from the article: Pro-Gaza activists under siege - imposed by Egypt and Hamas
    First published 21:51 07.01.10 | Last updated 12:56 08.01.10
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