There were early stirrings of nonmilitary and indeed passive resistance to the occupation by the local establishment in the form of determined noncooperation with the Israeli authorities. These are reflected in several documents worth reviewing.
• One document showing this is the memorandum from the members of Jerusalem’s disbanded Municipal Council. It was a collective response to Israel’s attempt to secure their cooperation by dealing with each of them separately.
The 1967 war established the political geography for Palestine today, setting up an occupying military administration and the acquisition of territory through settlements.