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Gaza Flotilla organizers work hand-in-hand with Hamas while ignoring its antisemitic, homophobic, misogynist ideology.
AP Photo (Aug 25, 2008): "Hamas Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh, center, sits with members of the U.S.-based Free Gaza group, which left Cyprus by boat on Friday, during a meeting at his house in Gaza City, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008. Two boats carrying dozens of international activists sailed into the Gaza Strip in defiance of an Israeli blockade on Saturday." (original caption) Gaza Flotilla organizers work hand-in-hand with Hamas while ignoring its antisemitic, homophobic, misogynist ideology. FROM THE HAMAS CHARTER: ""The Day of Judgment will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews (killing the Jews), when the Jews will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Muslims, O Abdulla, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him." (Article 7) HAMAS ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY: "Are these the laws for which the Palestinian street is waiting? For us to give rights to homosexuals and to lesbians, a minority of perverts and the mentally and morally sick?" Dr. Mahmud al-Zahar, Hamas leader in Gaza, condemning homosexual marriage, The Times (UK), October 7, 2005 ON THE DESTRUCTION OF ISRAEL: "Before Israel dies, it must be humiliated and degraded. Allah willing, before they die, they will experience humiliation and degradation every day." Khalid al-Mish'al, leader of Hamas, in a speech held at a rally in Damascus, Palestinian Information Center - official Hamas website - December 10, 2005