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  • Gaza Salafists Accuse Hamas of Torturing Members

    10/01/2012 10:32:58 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/10/12
    The Gaza-based Salafist group Jaysh al-Umma accused the ruling Hamas movement on Monday of arresting and torturing six of its members, including its leader. In a statement obtained by AFP, the group said it was breaking the "media blackout" over the arrest of its leader Sheikh Ismail Hamid, also known as Abu Hafs al-Maqdisi. He is "languishing in the dark cells of the Hamas government, subjected to harsh interrogation," the group said, adding that five other members were also being held ...