The Union of Good:

Issued on: 02/09/2005 Type: Article

 

Part of a Union of Good (UG) table of shaheeds, including suicide bombers in Israeli cities. It designates the allocations of funds to their families through the Hamas-affiliated Islamic �charitable society� Al-Tadhamun in Nablus. The society is headed by sheikh Hamid al-Bitawi, a prominent Hamas figure in the West Bank and one of the representatives of � Palestine� on the UG board of trustees. The UG is headed by sheikh Yussuf al-Qardawi, a renowned extremist Sunni Muslim scholar, who issued a Muslim religious edict [fatwa] permitting women to perpetrate suicide bombing attacks against Israel. The UG is run by �Essam Yussuf, a prominent figure in Interpal, the most important British-based component of the UG.

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