‘Send Bitcoin’: Palestinian Islamist Group Hamas Begs for Crypto Donations Amid Crippling Sanctions

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The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas is begging for bitcoin donations due to the financial isolation it’s suffering as a result of US and Israeli economic sanctions. “Support the resistance financially through the Bitcoin currency,” a rep for Hamas’ military wing urged in a statement soliciting crypto contributions. Hamas also accused Israel of trying to cut off its access to funds around the world. ‘No Immediate Reply From Bitcoin’ “There was no immediate reply from Bitcoin,” the Times of Israel jokingly reported. Hamas is reportedly on the brink of insolvency after the Palestinian National Authority ― the interim body that governs the West Bank

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