In the early years of Israeli statehood, most Palestinian citizens of Israel voted for Jewish Israeli political parties, a trend that has never entirely disappeared. They did this primarily due to promises of patronage, and also because Israel banned independent Palestinian political parties, such as the al-Ard ("The Land").
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Non-Governmental Organizations or NGO's and other civil society groups are a particularly vibrant and important element in contemporary Palestinian public life
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is, in essence, a conflict over territory. It began as a struggle over the control of the land of Palestine between the native Palestinian Arab population and Zionism, a European political movement aiming to establish a Jewish state. photo: Jehad Saftawi/IMEU
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