Poll finds nearly 80% of Palestinians want Hamas: Revelation 11

Poll finds nearly 80% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign

JOSEPH KRAUSS , Associated Press Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 9:23 a.m. Comments

JERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll has found that nearly 80% of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign, reflecting widespread anger over the death of an activist in security forces’ custody and a crackdown on protests over the summer.

The survey released Tuesday found support for Abbas’ Hamas rivals remained high months after the 11-day Gaza war in May, when the Islamic militant group was widely seen by Palestinians as having scored a victory against a far more powerful Israel while the Western-backed Abbas was sidelined.

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