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Human rights activists condemn Hamas’ increasing death penalties

The Hamas movement continues to violate Palestinian law in carrying out death penalties in the Gaza Strip.
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Gaza City, Gaza Strip - The issuance of death sentences in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas-affiliated authorities continues to raise controversy among rights activists.

On Oct. 19, the Court of First Instance in the Gaza Strip issued death sentences for two people convicted of murder in connection with a family vendetta. 

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