Six Lawyers Arrested for Smuggling Letters for Jailed Hamas Leaders

Heads of East Jerusalem law firm suspected of managing network of Palestinian attorneys who passed coded letters to Hamas activists on the outside, some of which were answered in the Palestinian media.

Six employees of an East Jerusalem law office have been arrested on suspicion of passing coded letters from imprisoned Hamas leaders to activists in the Islamist organization on the outside. A gag order on the case was lifted on Wednesday.