Hamas official hints Israel killed Italian activist to intimidate future Gaza flotilla members

16.04.2011                      12.Nisan, 5771

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Hamas official hints Israel killed Italian activist to intimidate future Gaza flotilla members

Body of Palestinian activist Vittorio Arrigoni found hanging in apartment of Gaza militants earlier in day; Hamas holds rally to honor the activist, says the perpetrators will be punished.

Hamas indirectly accused Israel on Friday of engineering the killing of an Italian Palestinian peace activist in Gaza in order to intimidate other foreign activists hoping to sail to Gaza as part of the next flotilla.
"Such an awful crime cannot take place without arrangements between all the parties concerned to keep the blockade imposed on Gaza," Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar said at a rally held by the group to honor executed Italian activist Vittorio Arrigoni….