Hamas Terror Mastermind Convicted of 46 Murders (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 06/28/12)
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An Israeli military court ruled on Wednesday that Ibrahim Hamad, the
former commander of Hamasí military wing in the Palestinian Authority-
controlled areas of Judea and Samaria, is guilty of the murder of 46
According to a report on Channel 2 News, Hamad was convicted of
involvement in a series of suicide terror attacks. These include an
attack at the Sheffield Club in Rishon Letzion which killed six
Israelis, a suicide attack at Cafť Moment in Jerusalem which killed
12 people, an attack at the Ben Yehuda pedestrian mall in Jerusalem
and an attack at the cafeteria of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
The report noted that Hamad was acquitted of involvement in an
attempt to carry out an attack on the Tzavta Club in Tel Aviv in
2002. In its decision, the Court ruled that no evidence supporting
Hamadís involvement in the attempted attack was presented.
Hamad reportedly renounced the military tribunalís ruling in his
case, but was convicted anyway. His sentence will be handed out early
next month, and he is expected to be sentenced to a series of life
Hamad, a 47-year-old member of Hamas, joined the terror group in the
1980s. He was imprisoned by the PA in the 1990s and was released in
2001. After his release, he ordered a series of lethal terror attacks.
Since 2006, Hamad has been detained in a military prison in Israel.
He was captured after a lengthy manhunt. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012
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