Daily Archives: December 29, 2008

Hamas Law? Punishment Bill In Gaza Draws Criticism, Concern

Last week, on Christmas Eve, the Hamas-dominated Palestinian Legislative Council in Gaza approved a new bill “to implement Quranic punishments,” including crucifixion, corporal punishment and execution. Section 59 of the law establishes that “punishment of...

Israel Counterattacks In Gaza

Eight years of rocket and mortar attacks and a supposed six-month cease-fire with the Hamas regime in Gaza, including 415 attacks on Israeli communities in past six months, pressed Israel until it could take...