The Profile of the Palestinian Suicide Martyrs (Istishhadiyin)
Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences & Sociology, The University of Granada
1 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Date Written: April 8, 2010
The Profile explores all the characteristics of the Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin) and their martyrdom operations as well. The Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin) were able to implement two hundred qualitative martyrdom operations that rocked Israel and raised a large wave of reactions locally and internationally. The Profile has all their demographic characteristics; all the characteristics of their martyrdom operations; the personality characteristics of the Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin): social, religious, national and psychological features which qualified them to do this strategic action. Besides, the Profile has the main motivations which drove the Palestinian youth to carry out such operations and the relationship between the emergence of these operations and Israeli crimes committed against the rights of the unarmed Palestinian people. Finally the Profile includes the main behavioral changes which appeared on the Palestinian suicide martyrs (Istishhadiyin) prior to the execution of the martyrdom operation, in addition to their families’ opinion about martyrdom operations.
Keywords: Martyrs, Istishhadiyin, Wills, Motivations, Behavioral Changes, Personality Characteristics, Social, Religious, National and Psychological
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