Shaykh Ahmad Yasin & ‘Abd al-‘Aziz al-Rantisi (k. April 2004). Shaykh Ahmad Yasin (k. March 2004). Shaykh Ahmad Yasin (k. March 2004). Shaykh Ahmad Yasin (k. March 2004). “Think not that those who have been killed in God’s path are dead; Nay, they are alive with their Lord!” [Qur’an 3:169\ Poster for the 18th anniversary of HAMAS’ founding showing Al-Aqsa Mosque and Shaykh Ahmad Yasin & Dr. ‘Abd al-‘Aziz al-Rantisi.
A selection of posters produced by the Palestinian Islamist movement HAMAS including by its political branch, military wing (the Brigades of the Martyr ‘Izz al-Din al-Qassam), and media departments and including posters to commemorate “martyrs” and mark major events in HAMAS’ history. The group’s visual culture combines both religious and nationalist symbols and motifs.
HAMAS-affiliated university student Muhammad ‘Abd al-Rahim Raddad, killed by Fatah-affiliated students at Al-Najah University in Nablus in 2007 during the height of HAMAS-Fatah armed conflict.
Reem al-Riyashi, one of HAMAS’ handful of female “martyrdom-seekers” (istishhadiyyat) who carried out a suicide attack on January 14, 2004 targeting Israeli soldiers.
Sa’id Siyam, Palestinian interior minister in 2006 and a senior HAMAS official killed in an Israeli targeted assassination during the 2008-2009 Gaza War. His brother and son were also killed. The poster references the Ikhwan al-Muslimun, from which HAMAS was an offshoot of its Gazan branch, and HAMAS’ military wing, the Brigades of the Martyr ‘Izz al-Din al-Qassam.
Martyrdom anniversary poster for Shaykh Ahmad Yasin (k. March 2004) showing the HAMAS movement’s emblem and the land of Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories.
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Ph.D.; Islamic, Middle Eastern, & African Studies
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