Gaza reporter who captured Hamas execution on camera ‘is now hiding’

Source: Associated Press


A Palestinian reporter who recorded the execution of three men by the Hamas militant organisation is now hiding as he fears reprisal, a source has confirmed to IBTimes UK.

On Thursday 25 May, Hamas killed three men accused of murdering one of its commanders, in an execution that was reportedly partially streamed on Facebook.

Two of the suspects were hanged and the third one was killed by a firing squad in the Gaza Strip.

Ashraf Abu Leila, 38, was named as the alleged assassin of Mazen Faqha, commander of Hamas’ military wing, who was shot in his head and chest in front of his house in Gaza City in March.

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