Palestine & Israel conflict

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Palestine & Israel conflict

  1. 1.  19th Century, Palestine was a province of the Ottoman Empire. In 1850 the population was around 4% Jewish, 8% Christian and the rest of Muslim. There was no conflict between the communities.
  2. 2.  InEurope Jews faced anti-Semitism and pogroms. In the 1880s over 200,000 Jews were murdered in state organised Russian pogroms.
  3. 3.  In1917 Britain, at World War One, agreed to sponsor the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
  4. 4.  After Britain took control of Palestine, in 1918, a new wave of Zionist immigration began.
  5. 5.  Thesenew immigrants ignored to live with Palestinian population, and they banned their produce, culture and economy. These immigrants with British support set up their own institutions and used their own language.
  6. 6.  Palestinians demanded representative self-government but Britain ignored their calls. Tensions between the Palestinians and the new immigrants rised throughout the 1920s and 30s. Palestinians feared for their future. The worst event was the murder of 67 Jews ,in Hebron, in 1929.
  7. 7.  In April 1936 the Palestinians rebelled. They want independent government and to stop immigration.
  8. 8.  The revolt continued until 1939. British managed to crush it. Around 5,000 Palestinians were killed
  9. 9.  Approximately 750,000 Palestinians expelled; 400villages completely destroyed. 78% of Palestine incorporated into Israel.
  10. 10.  In1967, after a month of escalating tension Israel attacked Syria and Egypt. In six days both Arab armies were crushed
  11. 11.  At the war’s end Israel occupied all of Palestine, the Syrian Golan Heights and the Egyptian Sinai Peninsular.
  12. 12.  This area is Palestinian land !
  13. 13.  The Illegal Settlements; The Right to Water; The Cleansing of East Jerusalem; The Right to Freedom of Movement; The Right to Health; The Wall; House Demolition; The Confiscation of Land.
  14. 14. Consequently,what is the difference between Israel and Palestine?

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