07.03.2011 01.Adar ll, 5771
Hassan Weshah was one of nearly a dozen Palestinians who escaped from Egyptian prisons and returned to Gaza during Egyptian unrest.
The Cairo protests that dislodged President Hosni Mubarak from power had an unexpected side effect: They also helped Hassan Weshah break out of an Egyptian prison, return to his home in the Gaza-Strip and prepare for fresh attacks against Israel.
“Resisting occupation is the obligation of every Palestinian,” said Weshah, 28, a member of the so-called Army of Islam who had been arrested by Egyptian forces in October for planning to infiltrate the Sinai border into Israel. “I would not abandon the resistance.”…