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Israel Says Yasin Directly Responsible for Attacks


Terrorist Leader Ahmed Yassin Directly Responsible for Dozens of Attacks

Ahmed Yassin, head of Hamas terrorist organization, was killed this morning (Monday) in IAF attack in the northern Gaza Strip, during security forces activity. Yassin was directly responsible for dozens of attacks that claimed the lives of Israeli civilians, foreign citizens, and security personnel.

Yassin, founder of the Gaza-based Hamas terrorist organization, was imprisoned in Israel twice: in 1984 and 1989. In 1989, Yassin was sentenced for life, on account of involvement in the murder of IDF soldiers, Avi Sasport and Ilan Sadon, and possession of weapons.

Once released prison in 1997, as part of an agreement signed with Jordan (after the targeting attempt on Haled Mashal), Yassin became involved in Hamas terrorist activities. His involvement included direction of terrorist operations and tunneling of funds to terrorist activity. In 1998, Yassin campaigned throughout Arab countries to raise millions of dollars worth financial aid to help Hamas carry out terrorist operations.

Terrorist Leader Ahmed Yassin Directly Authorized Suicide and Bombing Attacks

Yassin was also a central Hamas authority for terrorist decision and policy making. Yassin personally authorized suicide attacks, bombing attacks and Qassam missile attacks against the State of Israel.

During his public appearances, Yassin repeatedly called to continue the "armed struggle" and to carry out terrorist attacks. Yassin used to emphasize the importance of kidnapping Israelis for purpose of negotiation and release of Palestinian terrorists.

The targeting of Yassin, one of the major pillars in Hamas, is a significant blow to the terrorist organization.

Films: Ahmed Yassin's Statements to the Media

(Click here for English transcripts of the following films:)

25.02.01 - Yassin attacks the USA, saying resistance will endure

30.04.01 - Terror attacks are religiously legitimate, says Yassin

07.08.02 - Yassin refuses to surrender his weapon before the end of occupation

11.08.02 - Resistance is not terror, says Yassin

17.08.02 - We will not give up the occupied territories of '48, says Yassin

04.08.02 - Hamas may return to military activity at any time, says Yassin

07.09.02 - Hamas may attack everywhere in Israeli territory, says Yassin

24.09.03 - Rejects cease-fire with the Zionist enemy

24.09.03 - Kidnapping soldiers is the only way to release prisoners, says Yassin


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