The drive was announced by the Palestinian Telecommunications and Interior Ministries, which are overseen by the resistance movement Hamas, Reuters reported on Friday.
The SIMs are distributed by Israeli telecommunication service providers Cellcom and Partner.
Gaza’s Interior Ministry spokesman Iyad al-Bozom outlined the security threats and said “conversations made via these cards can be stored on Israeli servers and used by the occupation.”
He also said the Israeli SIMs, which can work in tandem with a Virtual Private Network app, allow unlimited access to indecent content in the cyberspace.
The regime uses a range of espionage tactics, including drones, to gather intelligence from the densely-populated Palestinian territory.
Tel Aviv’s military has launched three devastating wars against Gaza after imposing a crippling blockade on the coastal enclave in 2007.
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