Gaza court gives life terms to 2 killers of Italian activist
GAZA CITY - Agence France-Presse
Friends of killed Italian Victor Arjuoa stand inside the mgrounds of the military court building which belonging to Hamas movement in Gaza City, on September 17, 2012. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABEDFour Palestinian hardliners were jailed, two for life, on Monday after a Gaza military court found them guilty of the kidnap and murder of an Italian peace activist in April 2011.
Mahmud al-Salfiti and Tamer al-Husasna were found guilty of kidnapping and murdering Vittorio Arrigoni and each sentenced by the court in the Hamas-ruled enclave to life imprisonment. Another member of the Salafist group, Khadr Faruk Jerim, received a 10-year prison term for kidnapping the Italian while a fourth, Amer Abu Ghola, was jailed for a year for providing the house in which Arrigoni was found hanged.