Those who thought that Hamas would ever establish a modern and liberal regime in the Gaza Strip received another reminder this week of how the radical Islamist movement is pursuing its effort to create a Taliban-style entity in the territory that has been under its control since 2007.What do the apologists who fully backed a retreat from Gaza by Israel think of this? Do they realize that their dhimmitude has not only allowed for the Hamas to impose sharia as they are now, but that their dhimmitude's also led to honor killings that Israel cannot deal with if it's not in control?
The reminder came in the form of a decision taken by the Al-Aqsa University administration in the Gaza Strip to force female students to dress in accordance with Islamic teachings.
This means that all female students would be required to wear the hijab or niqab which cover their heads and faces.
This latest measure is part of a Hamas campaign aimed at "inculcating [Islamic] values and virtues" in the Gaza Strip, Hamas officials explained.
As part of this campaign, Hamas last week imposed a ban on low-waist trousers, Western-style haircuts and tight gowns.
The decision to ban low-waist trousers and Western-style haircuts is directed against young Palestinian men in the Gaza Strip, who have apparently been exposed to Western fashions thanks to television and the Internet.
Adel al-Hour, a senior Hamas official, said that his movement was concerned over the spread of low-waist trousers among both men and women in the Gaza Strip. "This phenomenon is alien to the values and traditions of Palestinian society," he explained.
The Hamas official said that the campaign to enforce Islamic values and virtues was especially designed to "highlight the negative impact of the growing phenomenon of women who dress immodestly in order to highlight their charms."
Those who were fine with surrendering the Gaza strip to those monsters will have to consider that not only does it contradict any opposition they have to Islamofascism, but may also have resulted in blood on their hands.