Primary Sources

PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite
Style:MLAAPAChicagoClose

loading...

Hamas Covenant, 1988

Published August 18, 1988

Share

Covenant

Hamas Covenant, 1988

Hamas (an acronym for Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiya or Islamic Resistance Movement) drew up this Covenant in 1988; it gives the ideological basis behind the organization. Among the issues covered in its 36 articles are Hamas' relationship to the PLO, and its goal of jihad as the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Click here for an extensive list of primary source documents on Israel and Palestine.

More on This Topic