nkmoto saidI am okay that Israelites are trying to get there old land back but treating palestinian in inhumane way is notright thing to do.
It's much more complex than that.
1. Israelites/Jews have lived on this land, CONTINUOUSLY, for over 3,300 years.
2. In fact, Jews are the only national group to ever locally and independently self-govern on this land.
All others, including the Arab empires, were foreign occupiers who ruled from afar.
3. Jund Filastin was an Arab military district (of foreign occupiers) until 1099. Under the Arab regimes, the land was split north/south. Filastin included Amman (in Trans/Jordan) but not Acre, Haifa, Nazareth, Safed, Tiberius or Jenin.
4. Under the Crusaders, Mamlukes and Ottomans, there was no formal jurisdiction named "Palestine". That region was subdivided into different districts.
5. Prior to the mid-20th century, in common use "Palestine" was the Greek/Latin-European name for Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Israel. Maps equated it with the Jewish "Holy Land" (Terra Sancta), labeled it Judea & Israel, and showed it subdivided into the Jewish tribal areas.
6. There were no "Palestinians" in antiquity, the word enters the lexicon (according to the Etymological Dictionary) in 1905, and that to describe Jews living in their homeland "Palestine" (see #5).
7. After WW I, the "Palestine Mandate" was entrusted to re-establish the Jewish state in the Jewish homeland.
8. The Arabs, into the 1950s, denied that there existed a "Palestine" or "Palestinians". They associated these terms with Jews and claimed they were "Zionist inventions".
Considering common usage at the time:
The Palestine Mule Corps was composed of Jewish volunteers in the British Army during WW I
The Palestine Post is today Israel's Jerusalem Post.
The Palestine Brewery is now Israel's Nesher Beer.
The Palestine Symphony became the Israeli Philharmonic.
The Palestine Brigades were Jews volunteering to the British Army during WW II.
Meanwhile, the Arabs (not yet known as "Palestinians" were represented by the Arab Higher Committee.
9. In 1947, the Arab parties violently rejected the UN Partition compromise that would have established a Jewish and Arab state in western Mandate Palestine (the 78% of eastern Mandate Palestine had by then already gained independence as Trans-Jordan, an exclusive (no Jews allowed) Arab state.
10. Upon the withdrawal of the British on May 14th, 1948, Israel declared independence. The Arabs declared war (though they had already started the violence immediately after the UN resolution passed on 29 Nov 1947).
11. Before, during and after that war, 711,000 Arabs were displaced (many of them internally, thus technically not even refugees).
So were nearly 1 million Jews from Arab and Muslim countries.
12. The Arab refugees (in Arab countries), were thrown (by Arab governments) into camps where they and their descendants still reside, deprived (by Arab governments) the rights guaranteed to all other refugee populations (the right to education, work, relocation [out of camps] and citizenship in their new/host country - not to mention that descendants born in those countries , to parents, grandparents and now great-grandparents born there, should be citizens).
13. Most of the Jewish refugees came to Israel - doubling its population - where they were relatively quickly if not flawlessly absorbed into the population.
14. In the areas conquered by invading Arab armies in 1948, no Jews remained (which is how eastern Jerusalem became - for 19 years - so-called "Arab East Jerusalem".
15. In Israel, more than 150,000 Arabs remained. At first they were governed under military law, but today they (now numbering 1.2 million) are full citizens with equal protection under the law. (The majority of them don't want to live anywhere else, including having their villages ceded to a nascent Palestinian Arab state-to-be).
16. After the war, Israel was willing to make peace but the Arab League issued it's "3 Nos": No negotiations, No recognition of Israel, No peace.
17. After another war in 1956 (triggered by continued cross-border attacks by Arab guerrillas into Israel and the illegal blockade of Israel's southern port providing access to the Indian Ocean), Israel withdrew from all territories it captured and was willing to make peace. The Arab League re-issued its "3 NOs".
18. After another Arab attempt to destroy Israel failed in 1967 (the Six Day War), Israel accepted UN Security Council Resolution 242 (which is binding on the parties). It established the "land for peace" formula, calling on Israel to withdraw "from territories" it had captured (eastern Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria - previously Trans/Jordan's so-called "West Bank" of 19 years, and Gaza) after a comprehensive peace agreement was reached. The extent of the withdrawal was to be negotiated and is not specified (with the UN explicitly rejecting an amendment to insert the word "all"). The Arab League re-issued its "3 NOs".
19. After another failed Arab attempt to destroy Israel in 1973, one Arab leader finally decided to give peace a chance. Egyptian President Sadat accepted UNSCR 242 and found a ready, willing and able peace partner in Israel - then under its right-most government to date. No other Arab party accepted President Carter's invitation to make peace at Camp David. Egypt - the largest Arab country - was expelled from the Arab League and Sadat assassinated.
20. After PLO leader Arafat painted himself into a corner during the first Gulf War by supporting Saddam Hussein (to the displeasure of his Gulf sponsors, including Kuwait), in 1992 he finally was obliged to pursue peace. Thus began the Oslo Peace Process which allowed the PLO to form a government (the Palestinian Authority) in the portions of the disputed territories where 97% of the Arab population resides.
21. Unfortunately in July 2000, Arafat would walk out of President Clinton's Camp David summit, "having said no to everything" (to quote Clinton) and without ever making a counter-offer. He then ordered his Tanzim militia chiefs to violence (the intifada) and would run out the clock at Washington and Taba (2001). We're still waiting for the PA to implement the steps required at the onset of Phase I of the Roadmap to Peace.
22. In 2008, Abbas (Arafat's successor) squandered an opportunity to make peace with Israel PM Olmert, then in 2010 he ran out the clock on an opening by Netanyahu. And then the Kerry initiative in 2014 (Abbas bailed literally hours before an agreement was reached).
The Palestinian Arabs aren't mistreated per se. There is a state of war - which they started and perpetuate. Consider that Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005 (not just troops, but Jewish villagers, "settlers"). This was a tremendous concession, and while it wasn't everything the Arabs wanted, a peaceful response would have achieved a lot. Instead, Hamas won legislative elections and terrorism from Gaza against innocent Israelis skyrocketed.
The solution is to make peace, but ironically the Palestinian Arabs (and Jew-haters) are against that. They prefer to "sacrifice" (their term) now than to compromise and make peace, because they still dream of destroying Israel, throwing the Jews into the sea and achieving "total victory". (Just in the disputed territories, something like 70-80% believe that violence can achieve what negotiations can't. Hmmm, what would that be?)