Hamas leaders open Facebook pages in attempt to woo Palestinian public

10.06.2011                      8.Siwan, 5771                      Isru Chag

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Hamas leaders open Facebook pages in attempt to woo Palestinian public

The Islamist movement that rules Gaza is now trying to rebrand itself as more open and more moderate.

A few leading Hamas figures have opened Facebook pages over the past few weeks, as part of the organization's broader attempt to win hearts and minds among the Palestinian public to reverse its declining support in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
According to an opinion poll published Wednesday by the Jerusalem Media and Communications Center, 39.2 percent of West Bank and Gaza Palestinians have faith in Fatah, while only 16.6 percent put their trust in Hamas….