Jerusalem Media & Communications Center, run by Ghassan Khatib
(of the PA) as published in Ha'aretz, June 27) and the Canadian
Jewish News (July 5, 2001)
Support for the intifada
Palestinians support the intifadah
69% support homicide bombings against Israelis (26% in March 1999)
Goals of the intifada
said intifada is about ending "Israeli occupation" and establishing a
Palestinian state based on UN Security Council Resolution 242.
said the goal of the intifada's goal was the "total liberation of
Palestinian land" - meaning Israel's destruction.
consider the uprising aim to be a tactic for improving negotiation
rejected ending the uprising in return for "ending Jewish settlement"