Matthias Shamali set himself up as a military analyst or a spokesman for the occupation army
UNRWA defends IOF crimes on Gaza aggression & condemns Palestinians
The Islamic Resistance Movement , Hamas, announced on Tuesday that it was shocked by the statements of Matthias Shamali, Director of UNRWA Operations in the Gaza Strip, to the 12th Israeli Channel on the recent Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
"Hamas" movement stated in a press statement that Matthias Shamali set himself up as a military analyst or a spokesman for the occupation army.
Hamas said that Shamali justified targeting civilians and their homes, reduced the size of the losses, and praised the ability of the occupation army and its accuracy in destroying its targets. It added, "We remind Mr.
Shamali that he is the director of operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees as well as his primary job is to protect, employ and relieve refugees, and not justify aggression against them by killing their children and demolishing their homes.
We also remind him that in this round only of aggression against our people we lost more than 250 martyrs, from Among them are 66 children and 39 women, in addition to about 2,000 wounded, most of them children and women. Moreover, thousands of homes were bombed on the heads of their inhabitants, and hundreds of health, educational and social institutions were targeted.
The Hamas movement called the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Refugees "UNRWA" to formally apologize to our people and to all victims of the aggression for this direct incitement against them, their homes and their properties. Hamas concluded by clarifying that it is proud of the historic role of UNRWA in serving our Palestinian people, and its keenness to maintain good relations with the institution in the service of our people and the consolidation of their historical rights.