Nearly 100% of Palestinians support firing missiles at Israeli civiliansBy Mason White 5:37 PM August 28, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
A new poll revealed that nearly every Palestinian supports the firing of rockets at Israeli civilians, which is a war crime.
89 percent of Palestinians said they supported the continuation of rocket attacks on Israel, the poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion revealed.
Only 1.4 percent said that they were opposed to the attacks. 61 percent said that they would not want United Nations forces in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was seen favorably by more than half of Gaza’s population, with 54 percent of respondents saying that they were satisfied with his performance during the war in Gaza.
32.5 percent named Egypt as the most supportive country, with Qatar and Turkey coming in at 23.5 percent and 25.3 percent respectively.
Meanwhile, Israelis’ satisfaction with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plunged to 32 percent compared to a staggering 82 percent at the beginning of Operation Protective Edge.
75 percent of Israelis support the overthrow of Hamas, with the majority of respondents saying that they would resume the war in less than a year.
60 percent said that they felt less safe after Operation Protective Edge.