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>> Summer draped in the flags of Palestinians factions. Others want no affiliation at all. These daily confrontations with Israeli soldiers showing that many young Palestinians are growing beyond the reach of the main Palestinian political parties. Put off by four years of stalled peace talks, internal divisions, and generations of poverty with little sign of progress.
> Israel remains the primary focus of their anger. But the two main Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, have noticed the protesters' growing numbers and furor. Particularly after the United States upended decades of diplomatic norm to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
oth factions have tried meeting with the youths to pull them back into the fold.
Yet on social media it's a different story, where the protesters openly criticize the party leadership. And a heavy-handed response may have only widened the divide. Human rights groups say that in recent years, Palestinian security services have questioned individuals, sometimes for weeks, over such postings. In the absence of political dialogue, they can either take to the streets or suffer in silence.