Through the fire of Hamas
A new generation of warriors is now being trained in the Gaza Strip. Ny Tid has gained an exclusive insight into how the Hamas government in January trained 13.000 children for war, in its own training camps. Palestinian author is critical.
- My goal is to be able to avenge my father, who was killed in an Israeli bomb attack, says Emad (15). The UN also offers services to Gaza children, but it is the "bully camps" of Hamas that offer the most tension.
Gaza Strips, Palestine. 14 year-old Sulaiman, with black and green painted face, is working intensively to put together a Kalashnikov. He does so with his peers during a graduation ceremony following a military course in the southwestern part of the Gaza Strip.
We are in the training camp "Hettain", located where the Israeli settlement of Kerem Atzmona was located until 2005. During this week in January, Sulaiman (14) became acquainted with the procedures for taking apart and. . .
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