20 Years Since Its Founding Hamas Remains on Message
Some things never change.
As Hamas celebrated 20 years since its founding today in Gaza the organization remains clear on one thing…
…The annihilation of Israel.
Palestinian Prime Minister of the Hamas government in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, waves a Palestinian and a green Hamas flag in front of Hamas supporters during a rally in Gaza city, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007. (AP)
Not a bad start.
It only took 20 years for this radical organization to take control of Gaza. It took them less time to win an election. Just think what the next 20 years will bring.
Palestinian Hamas supporters burn Israeli flags during a rally in Gaza city, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007. (AP)
A Sea of Terror:
Palestinian Hamas supporters attend a rally organised by the Hamas movement to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its foundation, in Gaza December 15, 2007. Hamas threatened to launch a new uprising against Israel on Saturday when hundreds of thousands of Islamist supporters rallied in Gaza City to mark the group’s 20th anniversary. (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)
The BBC said 150,000 people were in the crowd.
Hamas ladies came dressed in black except for their bombs:
Female Palestinian militants take part in a rally organised by the Hamas movement to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its foundation, in Gaza December 15, 2007. (Reuters)
UPDATE: Khaled Abu Toameh has more on the Hamas party at the J-Post.