40% of Palestinian Muslims See Suicide Bombing as Justified
Out of all the Muslim respondents to a new Pew Research Center global survey, Palestinian Muslims polled the highest in favor of suicide bombings as a justifiable means "to defend Islam."
40% of Palestinian Muslims see suicide bombings as often or sometimes justified, while 49% take the opposite view.
|The son of murdered Israeli Evyatar Borowsky, clings to the body of his dead father|
Fatah Proclaims Arab Murderer a Hero - Adiv Sterman
Fatah representatives praised as a hero Salam As'ad Zaghal, the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death Evyatar Borowsky, a 31-year-old father of five, at a West Bank bus stop. Fatah posted pictures from the scene of the attack on its official Facebook page, accompanying each image with a caption boasting of the stabber's "success." Officials also expressed hope that he would be quickly released from prison.
(Times of Israel)
Poll: Israelis Believe in Peaceful Coexistence, Palestinians Don't
According to a Pew poll released May 9, Israelis, on balance, believe a way can be found for an independent Palestinian state to coexist peacefully with their country.