5 years for Hamas man who conspired to aid enemy in wartime

By
February 29, 2012 13:02

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

The Jerusalem District Court sentenced a member of terrorist group Hamas to five years in prison on Wednesday for security offenses including conspiring to aid the enemy in wartime.

Attorneys for Munir Attun, aged 29, agreed a plea bargain with the state, according to which Attun admitted the charges, which also included contact with a foreign agent, carrying and possessing weapons and purchasing items for terrorist purposes. The latter is a crime under the Prohibition of Terror Financing Act.

According to the indictment, during Operation Cast Lead in 2008, Attun met with two other men, Ahmad Nimer and Ahmad Dawit. After Nimer told Attun that he wanted to make a bomb to carry out a terror attack, Attun gave him instructions about how to build a gas balloon bomb, which he learned from the internet. The two men agreed to meet again to further their plot.

Read the full story here

Related Content

Breaking news
July 17, 2018
Netanyahu takes credit for Trump leaving Iran Deal

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF