Hamas

The Palestinian “Popular Resistance” and Its Built-In Violence

This study examines the concept of the Palestinian “popular resistance” (al-muqawama al-sha’abiya) as it was formulated during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, then adopted by the sixth Fatah conference in August 2009, and has since been implemented in Judea and Samaria by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 8 – 13, 2013)

This past week Israel’s south was quiet. The Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, a terrorist organization affiliated with Al-Qaeda and responsible for rocket fire into Israeli territory, claimed that the new Hamas force had prevented its operatives from firing rockets and had even detained one of them. Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, spent three
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Hamas has introduced a program in Gaza Strip schools called Al-Futuwwa, which provides military training for tens of thousands of adolescent boys.

Hamas has introduced a program in Gaza Strip schools called Al-Futuwwa, which provides military training for tens of thousands of adolescent boys. Its objective is to raise a new generation of Hamas operatives and supporters, and to ensure Hamas’ future control of the Gaza Strip.*
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 1 – 7, 2013)

Rogue terrorist networks in the Gaza Strip continue their efforts to undermine the lull in the fighting achieved at the end of Operation Pillar of Defense. Attempts to carry out terrorist attacks using cold weapons (stones, knives, Molotov cocktails) continue in Judea and Samaria, part of the so-called “popular resistance.”
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 23 – 30, 2013)

On April 30, 2013, an Israeli civilian was stabbed to death at the Tapuah Junction in Samaria. Rogue terrorist networks in the Gaza Strip continue their efforts to challenge Hamas and undermine the lull in the fighting achieved at the end of Operation Pillar of Defense.
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The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) plays a leading role in anti-Israeli lawfare and is planning to exploit Operation Pillar of Defense to sue senior Israeli figures.

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) plays a leading role in anti-Israeli lawfare and is planning to exploit Operation Pillar of Defense to sue senior Israeli figures. It is also urging the Palestinian Authority to benefit from its new international status to sue Israel in the ICC.
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