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Amnesty International says Hamas tortured, killed Palestinians
Amnesty International says Hamas tortured, killed Palestinians

The militant group Hamas tortured and killed Palestinians during the war against Israel in the Gaza Strip last year, Amnesty International said in a report released Wednesday. Hamas, which controls Gaza, arrested and tortured dozens of Palestinians and executed at least 23, the human rights group reported. Hamas exploited the fighting against Israel in July and August to “ruthlessly settle scores,” including with members of Fatah, the rival political faction and political base of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, which is led by Mahmoud Abbas, according to Amnesty. “It is absolutely appalling that while Israeli forces were inflicting massive death and...

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