Human rights groups say police in Gaza have been abducting young men, beating them and shaving their heads, for wearing “Western” hairstyles or low-riding pants that show their underwear. The groups say the moves are part of a larger effort by Hamas to enforce Islamic rules on behavior and appearance.
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