HRW Slams Hamas over 'Torture, Unfair Trials'
[An Nahar] Human Rights Watch
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on Wednesday accused Gazoo's ruling Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, movement of "extensive" rights violations, including torture, warrantless and arbitrary arrests, and unfair trials.
In a report entitled "Abusive System: Criminal Justice in Gazoo," the New York-based watchdog alleged that Hamas security services also failed to inform relatives of the whereabouts of detainees, and had set to sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock, in a pestilential prison with a life-long lock
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and abused lawyers.
"After five years of Hamas rule in Gazoo, its criminal justice system reeks of injustice, routinely violates detainees' rights, and grants impunity to abusive security services," HRW's deputy Middle East director Joe Stork said in a statement.
"Hamas should stop the kinds of abuses that Egyptians, Syrians and others in the region have risked their lives to bring to an end."
Spokespeople for Hamas did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
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