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Employees in Palestinian Women’s Affairs Ministry Declare Hunger Strike

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Female employees at the Palestinian Women’s Affairs Ministry in Ramallah declared a “hunger strike till death” on Tuesday to protest against corruption and harassment.

A statement released by the women said: “The situation is grave as the women have received threats to be shot in their legs.”

Gassan al-Khateeb, spokesman for the Palestinian Authority, responded that “[t]he claims and accusations of those employees about administrative and financial corruption along with physical harassment at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs are not true.”

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/employees-in-palestinian-womens-affairs-ministry-declare-hunger-strike/2012/01/19/

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