Name book: Hamas More Clearly Book between charter & document
Author Name: Issam M. A. Adwan
International Book Numbering:9789950060265
page size: A5
The book examines the changes that occurred to the charter of the Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” in 1988, with the issuance of its political declaration document in 2017, titled “Principles and General Policies.”
Which redefined the movement and its objectives and vision in concern of Palestine and its main issues, such as Jerusalem .and the refugees
In addition, the charter redefined the main regional and international dimensions of the Palestinian cause and the movement’s view of Zionism and Israel, and its position on the Palestine Liberation Organization “PLO.”
Hamas More Clearly Book continues:
The study was based on an in-depth analysis of Hamas-related documents and primary sources.
The study is concluded with significant results that signify and highlight some important variables and changes in Hamas’ moderated charter; including, but not limited to, the changes of its objectives, and the use of modern language, best found in the movement redefining itself as a liberation movement.
The Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” issued two important documents that illustrate the movement’s ideology, principles, and standpoints. The first was the movement’s charter issued concededly with the movement’s creation in 1988 and titled “the Charter of the Islamic Resistance Movement.
” The second, titled “Principles and General Policies Charter” issued 29 after the writing of the original charter of 1988. The three decades’ distance between both charters justifies the issuance of a new document that takes into account the developments that recent years have been punctuated by. Hence the importance of this research stems from the significance of Hamas as one of the largest Palestinian resistance movements,
in addition to the significance of the two Hamas documents presented and analyzed in-depth in the research. The research highlights the importance of the differences between the two documents and concludes with recommendations.