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  חשון 30, 5774 , 03/11/13

Hamas Organizers Sentenced to Three and Half Years

The Jerusalem District Court today (Sunday) sentenced four Hamas members for being active members in a terrorist organization. 

The case started around two years ago when a Hamas headquarters in Jerusalem was uncovered.  The organization had been active trying to infiltrate diverse parts of society (e.g., religion, education, welfare), working to introduce and inculcate the Hamas ideology and methods as a goal and way of life.

The Court, in meting out sentences, takes into consideration whether an offender was solely a member of a terrorist organization or, as in the case of these four, actively involved in promoting the Hamas agenda.

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