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Hamas To Enforce Islamic Law In Gaza

Reports circulating on jihadi Internet forums are suggesting that the militant Islamist Palestinian group Hamas is preparing to impose the Islamic shari'a Law in Gaza within a month. A senior forum member who uses the name 'Fighter' posted a message on al Hesbah forum saying he received confirmation of the news from several trusted Hamas sources, who told him that a shari'a committee has already been formed and consists of a number of prominent Gaza clerics who have been tasked with the implementation of the Islamic Law. According to the thread, a campaign to raise public awareness of the new law is about to be launched on local radio stations.