HAMAS SENTENCES ACCUSED ISRAEL COLLABORATOR TO DEATH
February 22, 2009: a military court in the Palestinian Authorities sentenced a man to death by firing squad for allegedly collaborating with Israel.
Hamas spokesman Mohammed Nahal provided no other details regarding the sentencing. He said he did not know how many Gazans are currently on death row. The death sentence cannot be carried out until approved by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Abbas has not approved any executions since taking power. (Sources: Haaretz.com, 22/02/2009)