Hamas’s War on Women

Posted on AllSides November 16th, 2023
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When Hamas operatives nabbed Manar al-Sharif from her Gazan apartment in 2020, they brought her to an all-women prison where she spent weeks in solitary confinement. Manar’s crime? She was in a Palestinian peace organization that set up a Skype event for Israelis and Palestinians: “Skype with your Enemy.” Terrorists said Manar instigated an event that weakened “revolutionary spirit.” Palestinian freedom fighters had captured Manar before, in 2017, when she was mingling with male and female friends in her apartment. Because Hamas doesn’t allow men and women to intermingle, police took...

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