Hamas Detains Hundreds After Violently Suppressing Gaza's ‘Revolt of the Hungry’

Amira Hass
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Hamas security forces in the Gaza Strip violently suppressed demonstrations by hundreds of Palestinians who took to the streets across the Strip on Thursday and Friday, protesting the deteriorating economic situation under its rule. An independent Palestinian source estimates that some 500 people were held in detention on Saturday evening, after some detainees had been released.

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