A military court in the Gaza Strip on Monday convicted six people of “collaboration” with Israel, sentencing two of them to death.

The court said in a statement that the death sentences would be carried out “one by firing squad and the other by hanging.”

It added the four others were handed “life sentences with hard labor,” which in Gaza amounts to 25 years.

Those convicted were not identified by officials in the Strip, which has been run by the terror group Hamas since 2007, nor were details of their cases published.

Past executions conducted by Hamas have been condemned by the United Nations Human Rights Office, and were the first in the coastal territory in more than five years.

The New York-based group Human Rights Watch decried the death penalty at the time as “a barbaric practice that has no place in the modern world.”

Read the full story at Times of Israel

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