GAZA: TWO NEW DEATH SENTENCES
January 24, 2017: two new death sentences by hanging were issued in the Gaza Strip.Â
The first one was issued by Deir al-Balah Court of First Instance against Gh. E. from the central Gaza Strip after being convicted of premeditated murder of his brother (30).Â
The second one was issued on the same day by the Gaza Court of First Instance against Kh. Sh. from Gaza City after being convicted of premeditated murder of N. A. with the participation of another person.
The number of issued death sentences amounted to 4 since the beginning of 2017, and the first month in which has not ended yet.Â Meanwhile, no death sentences were issued in the West Bank. (Sources: Palestinian Center for Human Rights, 24/01/2017)