“Under Palestinian law, willful, premeditated murder and treason as well as collaboration with the enemy — usually Israel — are punishable by death”

MA’AN NEWS AGENCY
Public prosecutor: 26 death sentences to be carried out in Gaza
April 10, 2017

Some 26 death penalties will be carried out next year in the Gaza Strip, a public prosecutor in the besieged Palestinian enclave said in a statement on Sunday. Public prosecutor Ismail Jabir said that 26 execution orders issued against Palestinians convicted of collaborating with Israel or other criminal charges would be carried out next year, although the exact time frame remained unclear. Jabir added that the executions of three alleged collaborators on Thursday were carried out after taking all legal recourse, and based on “popular consensus” and agreement among “all forces” under his direct supervision. READ MORE

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