Question: How long has Israel occupied Palestine?

Israel occupied the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in the Six-Day War of 1967 and has since maintained control.

Does Palestine belong to Israel?

Although the concept of the Palestine region and its geographical extent has varied throughout history, it is now considered to be composed by the modern State of Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Is Israel colonizing Gaza?

East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights have been annexed by Israel, so residents are treated equivalently to the rest of Israel under Israeli law.


Settler population Gaza Strip 2
1948 30 (see Kfar Darom)
1972 700 1
1983 900
1993 4,800
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