Gazans Wanted Ceasefire Even as Hamas Started Firing Rockets
Hamas should maintain a cease‐fire with 
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Gazans Wanted Ceasefire Even as Hamas Started Firing Rockets
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Gaza Public Rejects Hamas, Wants Ceasefire

A recent, credible poll shows that most Gazans oppose Hamas policies and leaders alike, and favor a ceasefire with Israel. Read more: http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/gaza-public-rejects-hamas-wants-ceasefire
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: News & Politics      
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Transcripts - Gaza Public Rejects Hamas, Wants Ceasefire

  • 1. Gazans Wanted Ceasefire Even as Hamas Started Firing Rockets Hamas should maintain a cease‐fire with  Israel in both Gaza and the West Bank.  Gaza  Strongly agree 38.0% Agree 32.0% Disagree  10.9% Strongly disagree 17.3% Don’t know 1.8% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Recently, President Mahmoud Abbas stated that the unity  government to be formed would recognize Israel, renounce violence  and honor all previous international agreements. Do you support or  oppose that Hamas should accept this position? Gaza  Support 57.3% Oppose 37.6% No Opinion/Don’t know 5.1% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Agree or strongly agree Disagree or strongly disagree Don t know Support Oppose No opinion/ Don t know Hamas should maintain a cease-fire: Unity government should renounce violence: © The Washington Institute for Near East Policy · Survey conducted June 15-17, 2014 Gaza Respondents Gaza Respondents
  • 2. Gazans Wanted Ceasefire Even as Hamas Started Firing Rockets For the following list of steps, please explain if you think it will have a  positive or negative impact on the prospects for future settlement between  the two parties. “Palestinian proposals for popular resistance against the occupation” Gaza  Positive impact 72.7% No impact 21.8% Negative impact 3.8% Don’t know 1.8% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% No impact Don t know Nonviolent Resistance Viewed as Having Positive Impact © The Washington Institute for Near East Policy · Survey conducted June 15-17, 2014 Negative impactPositive impact Gaza Respondents
  • 3. SignificantProblem SignificantProblem SignificantProblem ModerateProblem ModerateProblem ModerateProblem SmallProblem SmallProblem SmallProblem NotaProblem NotaProblem NotaProblem Don'tKnow 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Hamas Failing to Deliver Level of crime Level of corruption How significant or how insignificant are the following issues in your area? From your perspective, how significant or how  insignificant are the following issues in your area?  Significant  Problem Moderate  Problem Small  Problem Not a Problem  at all Don’t  Know Level of crime 70.9% 22.0% 6.4% 0.7% Level of corruption from Palestinian government  officials 66.4% 28.2% 4.9% 0.4% Presence of Palestinian militias that are not  organized under the formal security structure 46.9% 31.3% 15.1% 5.6% 1.1% Presence of militias Gaza Respondents © The Washington Institute for Near East Policy · Survey conducted June 15-17, 2014
  • 4. Hamas Failing to Deliver The PA should send officials and security officers to  Gaza to take over the administration there. Gaza  Strongly agree 64.7% Agree 23.1% Disagree  2.4% Strongly disagree 9.6% Don’t know 0.2% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Agree Disagree Don t know The Palestinian Authority should send officials and security officers to Gaza to take over the administration there: © The Washington Institute for Near East Policy · Survey conducted June 15-17, 2014 Strongly disagree Strongly agree Gaza Respondents
  • 5. Hamas Leaders Have Meager Political Support In your own view, who do you think should be the president of Palestine in the next two years? Mahmoud Abbas, 32.4% Marwan Albarghouthi, 8.5% Ismael Haniyeh, 11.7% No specific answer, 9.0% Mohammad Dahlan, 20.2% © The Washington Institute for Near East Policy · Survey conducted June 15-17, 2014 Other, 5.5% Khaled Mashaal, 3.0% Rami Alhamadallah, 3.2% Mustafa Albarghouthi, 5.3% Salam Fayyad, 1.1% Gaza Respondents
  • 50.2% 22.7% 10.7% 15.8% 0.7% Definitely Yes Probably Yes Probably No Definitely No Don't Know 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Majority of Gazans Want Israeli Jobs Would you like to see Israel allow more Palestinians to work inside Israel? Would you personally be willing to work in Israel if there was a good, high-paying job? © The Washington Institute for Near East Policy · Survey conducted June 15-17, 2014 37.8% 18.2% 11.3% 31.1% 1.6% Definitely Yes Probably Yes Probably No Definitely No Don't Know 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Gaza Respondents Gaza Respondents

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