4 Lies About Hamas

The Fellowship  |  August 6, 2018

Border guard by Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades
GAZA CITY, GAZA - JUNE 12 : Members of Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of resistance movement Hamas, sit around their weapons as they guard the Gaza-Israel border in Gaza City, Gaza on June 12, 2018. (Photo by Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Those of us who stand for Israel know by now the truth about Hamas, the terrorist organization that rules Gaza and continually threatens Israel’s southern border. However, many misconceptions continue to be spread about the terror group. Now, the IDF is working to set straight some of the common lies being told about Hamas:

Misconception #1: Hamas is not a terror organization

Reality: Hamas is a terror organization. Hamas activists are often referred to as “freedom fighters,”- a term that is far from the truth. Hamas is recognized as a terror organization by Canada, New Zealand, Israel, Egypt, Japan, the European Union, Australia, Jordan, and the United States…

Misconception #2: Hamas puts providing for its civilians as a top priority

Reality: Considering Hamas controls the Gaza Strip and is responsible for the lives of the millions who live there, it’s expected that the organization, which serves as the strip’s government, would treat providing for its civilians as a top priority. Sadly, when it comes to prioritizing, Hamas isn’t so great…

Misconception #3: Hamas runs the Gaza Strip democratically

Reality: Hamas came to power in a democratic way, but the terror organization’s relationship to democracy ended right after it was elected, as it has ruled the Gaza Strip through terror ever since…

Misconception #4: The 2018 demonstrations were peaceful, popular protests

Reality: Since March 2018, Hamas has been organizing riots, claiming that are peaceful, populous-initiated protests, when in reality they’ve been extremely violent…


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