Hamas planning huge Gaza celebrations for prisoners

16.10.2011                      18.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 2

Gaza:

Hamas planning huge Gaza celebrations for prisoners

Izzadin Kassam members to escort released prisoners from border crossing; Hamas "regrets" alleged restrictions on W. Bank celebrations.

Hamas is planning huge celebrations in the Gaza Strip to welcome Palestinian prisoners who will be released as part of the prisoner exchange with Israel, Hamas officials said over the weekend.
On the other hand, the officials expressed fear that the Palestinian Authority security forces would try to prevent similar celebrations in the West Bank, to avoid boosting Hamas’s popularity….