The constant comparisons of Hamas with Al Qaida are ridiculous, - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • lakshmi
    • 16.07.07 | 15:30 (IDT)

    has put down both Army of Islame(who kidnapped Johnston) and the Sword of Islam which attacked video stores and threatened a woman professional for not wearing a scarf.They also attacked churches.Hamas has dealt with this group.They have not asked women to wear scarfs and many women students at university continue not to wear scarves.The head of the Latin C hurch has close ties with Hamas.The vandals who stole items from churches are being dealt with.Haniyeh has publicly stated several times that no one will be forced to do anything and no one will be punished for anything except for breaking the law.Hamas has stated that they follow Basic Palestinian Law.Hence, Abbas' claims of Hamas' islamic extemism are untrue and meant to impress the u.s.- israel allies.

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    First published 00:00 16.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.07.07
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