Concerns remain, but efforts in the group’s new charter to distance it from antisemitism are an opportunity to be grasped
On Monday night, the head of Hamas’s political bureau, Khaled Meshal, officially unveiled the organisation’s much-anticipated “Document of general principles and policies” during a press conference in Doha. Hamas’s leaders have denied that this document replaces the movement’s founding charter. Nonetheless, its publication is a long-overdue move that cannot be ignored.
Unlike Hamas’s original charter, this document does not use rabidly antisemitic language
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