Palestinians Cheer Militant Executions of "Collaborators"

(Independent-UK) Justin Huggler and Sa'id Ghazali - At dawn in the Tulkarem refugee camp, two Palestinians were led out into a side alley where the executioners, their faces covered with hoods, shot them at point-blank range. Then their bullet-filled bodies were dragged into the main square, where they were propped up and displayed to the crowd for 15 minutes. The alleged crime of the two men was collaborating with Israeli intelligence. Eighty-six Palestinians have now been lynched or summarily executed by militants for collaborating with Israeli security forces since the start of the intifada three years ago.

2003-10-24 00:00:00

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