[AUDIO] The past, present, and future of Hamas

Palestinians hold Hamas flags protesting against the possible eviction of Palestinian families from homes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah (Jamal Awad - Flash90)

Al-Jazeera  /  June 14, 2021

The Palestinian group Hamas doesn’t fit neatly into the labels some try to fit it into — terrorist, freedom fighter, armed group, political party. On the anniversary of Hamas’s takeover of the Gaza Strip, we’re looking at the context that made the group what it is, and most importantly, how it has affected Palestinians living in Gaza.




Khaled al-Hroub, Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Northwestern University Qatar and author of two books about Hamas

Mohammad Alsaafin, Senior Producer at AJ+