Palestinian leadership in Strip ignores human rights groups condemnations, says it will continue issuing death sentence to those accused of spying for Israel
Published: 04.19.10, 16:16 / Israel News
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas ruling the Gaza Strip said on Monday it will keep up executions of those convicted of spying forIsrael despite the outrage of human rights groups.
"We will continue to implement the death penalty for all those who are so sentenced," Hamas interior minister Fathi Hamad told a press conference, adding that spying for Israel was a "red line" for the Islamist-run government.
"Anyone who finds himself in this treacherous condition is an agent and a spy. He is providing information without regard to who he really is, and should be brought to justice," he said.
"If there is a death sentence we will implement it immediately
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