The survey shows that the vast majority of Palestinians support the current violent uprising and in fact a plurality want it to escalate with more shootings rather than stabbings..
Four times as many people answered that the real objective they want to see achieved by the wave of terror is the destruction of Israel rather than the creation of a Palestinian state in the territories.
Nearly half of the respondents saw that Israel unilaterally left Gaza and southern Lebanon and they expect to see that happen in the West Bank as well, believing that violence can force this to happen.
According to the poll:
- 72.6% want to "continue the uprising in order to achieve its objectives" while 26.6% do not.
- When asked which form of "resistance" they supported most, 14% said stones, 18.3% answered knives, and 44.2% support armed resistance while 23.5% have other ideas.
- In a question about "the real objective to be achieved by the uprising," 48.4% answered "the liberation of Palestine" while 11.7% answered the liberation of the territories. 12.8% say it is the release of all prisoners and 15.2% answered the dismantling of settlements.
- 48.8% of respondents believe they can force Israel to get out of the territories unconditionally and without negotiations, as happened in Gaza and Lebanon, while 50.3% believe the opposite.
- 54.5% felt that the current uprising affects Israelis most, while 45.1% believe that the Palestinians are affected most.
- The vast majority, 79.5%, believe that the international delegations that want to negotiate an agreement to stop the uprising is in the interest of Israelis, 8.6% of them think it is in the Palestinian interest and 11.8% of them replied that it was for the benefit of both parties.
- 77.5% were against putting cameras on the Temple Mount.
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