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Gaza court sentences 2 Palestinians to death for drug dealing

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A military court in Gaza City sentenced two men to death on Sunday after they were found guilty of alleged drug dealing. It reportedly marked the first time that the death penalty was used in Gaza for a drug-related offense, though a number of Palestinians have …

3 Death Sentences implemented in Gaza without Presidential Ratification: PCHR Stresses it is Extra-judicial Execution and Strongly Condemns it

Ref: 30-2016 On Tuesday, 31 May 2016, security services in the Gaza Strip implemented 3 death sentences that were previously issued by the judicial authority in the Gaza Strip without the ratification of the Palestinian President. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns this step and stresses that …

Al Mezan Calls for Immediate Stop to the Execution of the Death Penalty in Gaza and Full Respect of Palestinian Law

Al Mezan Center for Human Rights (Al Mezan) views with grave concern the announcement of impending execution of death sentences by the authorities in the Gaza Strip. If carried out, these executions will be done without the approval of the president of the Palestinian Authority as stipulated in Palestinian law. According …

Gaza court sentences to death 5 alleged collaborators with Israel

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A military court in the Gaza Strip on Monday sentenced five Palestinians to death after they were found guilty of collaborating with Israel.A source in the blockaded territory’s Hamas-run judiciary system told Ma’an that three of those convicted were from Gaza City, aged 31, 38, and …