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Palestinian Authority: Death Penalty

, Index number: MDE 21/014/2002

After a one-day trial, Walid Hamdiya was sentenced to death by firing squad by the State Security Court in Gaza on 17 October. Two days later, Amin Khalafallah received the same sentence. Both men were found guilty of "treason, communicating with the enemy (Israeli intelligence) and weakening the morale of the Palestinian people".

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