Will those crafty Zionists stop at nothing? First it was squirrels, and now it’s beggars.
Hamas is convinced that many of the beggars who have popped up on the streets of the Gaza Strip are actually spies working for Israel.
This was the first time ever that the Palestinians accused Israel of using beggars as informants.
Palestinians who are convicted of “collaboration” with Israel are almost always sentenced to death. While most of the death sentences are not carried out, the accused are often killed by armed Palestinian groups or individuals.
Islam Shahwan, spokesman for the Hamas-controlled security forces, said that his men recently uncovered a “network of spies” which had deployed many beggars at main street intersections and traffic lights throughout the Gaza Strip.
He claimed that the ringleaders had exploited the economic crisis to recruit many poor children and women beggars as “collaborators” with Israel. He also accused the suspects of abusing the beggars sexually….