The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, has said that the submission of a subpoena against former Egyptian interior minister, Habib Al-Adly, linking him to the bombing of the Coptic church in Alexandria reveals the extent of his, and other officials’ involvement in numerous unfair political accusations against the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza Strip.
In a statement issued today, the movement added that accusations of its responsibility for the criminal bombings which targeted its neighbour, Egypt, were intended to incite world opinion against the Palestinian nation and distort its brave struggle and resistance. It was an attempt to justify and maintain the criminal blockade as a form of collective punishment against one and a half million of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and instigate additional Zionist attacks against the Palestinian people.
The movement added that the Egyptian interior ministry led by former Minister Al-Adly, is itself accused of betraying its trust; of plotting and perpetrating premeditated atrocities and crimes against the Egyptian people and violating the blood of both its Muslim and Christian sons to achieve dubious objectives.
Hamas announced in its statement that the policy of media manipulation, distortion and incitement against the Palestinian people was not limited to this minister. On the contrary, it was the policy and system of operation for a number of state run Egyptian organisations, which still continue and currently exploit the youth and people’s revolution to broadcast lies in the official Egyptian media about Hamas.
Hamas demanded that all those involved in incitement against the Palestinian people be exposed and held to account. It confirmed its commitment to the security of Arab and Islamic countries in order that they serve as the strategic depth for the Palestinian cause in confronting the tyrannical Zionist occupation.