Ismail Haniyeh was elected yesterday to replace Khaled Meshaal. The 1988 Hamas charter remains ’as an historic document that relates to a particular moment in the organisation’s history’. But the new document (not called a charter) is now Hamas’ official ideological platform.
Why Hamas’ new charter is aimed at Palestinians, not Israelis – Amira Hass – Haaretz 03.05.17
Hamas’ hard-line new ‘Document of General Principles and Policies’ is based on one key notion: the concessions made by the PLO and Abbas’ dominant Fatah faction haven’t made Israel change.
And see: Hamas presents new charter