Fatah Protest Crushed by Hamas in Gaza

The largest Fatah protest in Gaza since Hamas seized control was crushed today by Hamas officials.

About 20 people were injured in the clashes, including children and journalists, according to doctors and witnesses.
The BBC has video (HERE) of the violence.

Palestinian Fatah party supporters run after members of the Hamas Executive Force arrest several people during a rally following Friday noon prayers in Gaza City. More than 10,000 Palestinians have defied Hamas to pray outside in the biggest protest in the Gaza Strip since the radical Islamist movement captured control of the territory two months ago.(AFP/Mohammed Abed)


Palestinian Fatah supporters run away from members of the Hamas Executive Force arriving in a pick up truck during a protest following Muslim prayers in Gaza City, Friday, Aug. 31, 2007. (AP)

 


A Palestinian Fatah supporter is detained by members of the Hamas Executive Force during clashes at a protest following Muslim prayers in Gaza City, Friday, Aug. 31, 2007. A protest by Fatah supporters against Hamas rule turned violent Friday when Hamas police men began forcefully dispersing the crowd, firing in the air and beating demonstrators. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

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