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Muslim director of Gaza branch of World Vision gets 12 years for funneling aid money to Hamas



World Vision no doubt assumed he was “moderate,” and didn’t dare consider the possibility that he wasn’t, for fear of charges of “Islamophobia.”

“Israel Sentences Gazan Aid Worker Convicted of Funding Terrorism to 12 Years,” by Aaron Boxerman and Dov Lieber, Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2022:

JERUSALEM—An Israeli court sentenced an employee of the international Christian charity World Vision to 12 years in prison on Tuesday, six years after his detention on charges of siphoning millions of dollars in aid destined for projects in the Gaza Strip to the militant group Hamas.

Mohammed El-Halabi, director of the Gaza branch of World Vision International, was arrested in 2016 and convicted in June of channeling roughly $50 million to Hamas over more than five years….