Hamas bans dog walking in Gaza ‘to protect women and children’

When Yasmin Shath, a 28-year-old bank clerk, saw the notice on Facebook she froze.

Hamas, the Islamist militant group that controls the Gaza strip, had announced they were banning dog walking.

Ms Shath’s thoughts immediately turned to Raed, her family’s lumbering two-year-old German Shepherd who lives in the garage of their home in Gaza City.

  • Sid Falco

    These scum will be trying that on in Canada soon enough.

    • Keep an eye on dog poisonings in urban centres.

      • Sid Falco

        I think that has been happening in the UK.

  • Waffle

    Life is so hard in a “concentration camp”. Imagine that — your pet dog being forced to live in the family’s garage. Whatever happened to the tethering post for the camel, that ship of the desert? SMH Well, no more walks along the seashore for Wolifie — it’s haram!

  • Why? Do dogs throw acid in their faces?