Tag: Religious Extremism
Christians Flee Growing Islamic Fundamentalism in the Holy Land
December 7, 2006 | Justus Reid Weiner
The growing strength of Islamic fundamentalism within the Palestinian national movement poses problems for Christians, who fear they will be deemed opponents of Islam and thereby risk becoming targets for Muslim extremists. This is exacerbated by the fact that Hamas holds substantial power and seeks to impose its radical Islamist identity on the entire population within the PA-controlled territories.