Hamas Security Forces Arrest Khan Younis Imam

January 18, 2010 4:30 PM IMEMC News Internal Unrest, Khan Younis, News Report 0

The Palestine News and Information Center, WAFA, reported that the security forces of Hamas in Gaza arrested an imam of a local mosque in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.WAFA said that Sheikh Mohammad Qasem Al Astal, 45, is the imam of Al Sunna Mosque, in Khan Younis.

He was reportedly arrested after he slammed the way Hamas deals with Egypt.

The Imam said that it is not right to march against ‚Äúour neighbors, or describe them as atheists or curse them, as this is not what Islam calls for‚ÄĚ.

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