"We favour an assassination over a natural death and we are always willing
to sacrifice our lives for the just Palestinian cause.”
Hamas head Al-Sinwar, 10 May, 2018
"Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his
country. You won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his
General George S. Patton, Jr. England, 31 May 1944
Hamas: Upcoming Nakba anniversary decisive day in Palestinian history
Official Hamas website 10 May, 2018
Head of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas in Gaza Yahya
al-Sinwar called on Wednesday for wide participation in the demonstrations
of Great March of Return on May 14.
In a meeting dubbed “The Million of Return and Breaking the Siege” held for
Palestinian youths in the Gaza City, Al-Sinwar, along with leaders from the
Islamic Jihad and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, said
that the 14th and 15th of May will be decisive days in the history of the
“The world will witness the wonders that the Gazan youth are willing to make
for their pursuit of happiness and freedom,” al-Sinwar added.
“Through simple means of resistance like incendiary kites and burning tyres,
our youth were able to place the Palestinian cause in its rightful place on
the world agenda and embarass the Israeli occupation leadership," he also
He reiterated that the Palestinian factions would stand alongside the
Palestinian people until their freedom is achieved as well as the siege
imposed on Gaza is broken and the right to return is fulfilled.
“These demonstrations aren’t merely a wave of anger as many people think,
but rather an event aiming to prioritise the Palestinian issue once again on
the world stage amid the conflicts and economic crises the region is going
through,” al-Sinwar stressed.
He continued: “By tightening the siege on Gaza and starving its people, some
thought that the youth of Gaza will revolt against the resistance project.
However, our youth are patriotic and are aware of all the plots aiming to
liquidate the Palestinian cause.
“Some forces are igniting conflicts between Arab and Islamic countries in
the region in order to promote Israel as a friend, while Iran, which
supports the Palestinian cause and resistance, is portrayed as an enemy and
Commenting on the threats of the Israeli occupation to bomb targets in the
Gaza Strip and assassinate its resistance leaders in response to the return
marches, Al-Sinwar said: "We favour an assassination over a natural death
and we are always willing to sacrifice our lives for the just Palestinian
Al-Sinwar concluded by saying that he always had faith in the people of
Palestine and is confident that they will be able to achieve their long
sought after goals and rights.