The Palestinian Facebook Movement: Can it take up the baton of revolution?
Date Written: 2011-04-15
Publisher: Challenge, Tel Aviv, Israel
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12993
At the heart of the new movement is a proposal that Palestinians should return to the methods of the first, unarmed, intifada – similar to what has recently been happening in many Arab states. This, they believe, is the right way to achieve the political and social aspirations of the Palestinians, and an alternative to the two failed strategies previously attempted: armed struggle and futile negotiations.