Injured Palestinians Increasingly Voice Support for Hamas
An interesting story from the Washington Post about Palestinians being treated in Cairo.
At Nasser hospital here in the Egyptian capital, the sound of Palestinian Arabic spills out from rooms and floats through the corridors of the fourth floor. "God is great, God is great," Ahmed Hussein, 25, said to a weeping Egyptian woman, one of a stream of visitors coming to pay their respects to those injured by Israeli airstrikes.
"May God make you be victorious," she said. "I cannot stand what is happening to your people."
Neither, apparently, can Hussein, a Palestinian policeman whose right arm was broken when Israeli missiles hit his police academy Dec. 27. Hussein voted for Hamas in the last election but said he never joined their militia. That's about to change.
"I want to go back and fight with Hamas," he said.
What do you think? Do you think this was bound to happen or is this a new turn of events?
The wounded are among 260 Palestinians, including women and children, who are being treated in Egyptian hospitals. Many expressed guilt for receiving treatment and being safe while their families are trapped in the conflict's epicenter.
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