An initial inquiry by the Australian government has found no evidence that an aid worker in the Gaza Strip diverted money to support Hamas. A review by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade does not clear Mohammad El Halabi of wrongdoing, and Australian government officials say they are waiting on the result of his trial.
Israeli authorities brought new charges against an aid worker accused of funneling millions of dollars to Hamas. Mohammad El Halabi, the World Vision operations manager in Gaza, was charged with “aiding and abetting the enemy in a time of war” and “passing information to the enemy” in addition to other terrorism-related charges, Agence France-Press reported.
A U.N. aid worker was sentenced this week to seven months in jail for helping the Islamist fundamentalist organization Hamas, according to news reports. Wahid Abdallah al Bursh pleaded guilty to unintentionally aiding the group while he worked for the U.N. Development Program (UNDP).
World Vision is demanding transparency as secret court proceedings begin in Israel against former Gaza program manager Mohammed al-Halabi, who…
A second aid worker has been arrested by Israeli security forces for allegedly helping Hamas.
The head of World Vision International has doubled down on the organization’s stance that there is no credible evidence to support Israeli government claims that a former World Vision staffer in Gaza diverted money to support the fundamentalist Islamic group Hamas.
Israeli prosecutors charged a World Vision aid worker on Thursday with diverting tens of millions of dollars meant for aid…