Twenty five years ago, on December 8, 1987 a revolution began. The revolution began in Gaza, it was the First Intifada or the stones Intifada ( because Palestinians used stones as their only weapon ).After 39 years of Israeli occupation Palestinian resistance exploded in full force.
Boycotts, demonstrations, tax refusal, all of these were the strategies of the Intifada. Over one thousand Palestinians would be killed by Israel during the Intifada;over one hundred thousand Palestinians would go to prison during the course of the Intifada. For six years the Intifada burned, Palestinians were united in a massive nationwide campaign of popular resistance.(more)