mardi 11 avril 2017

Thousands Gather in Gaza as Protests Continue against PA Salary Cuts

Des milliers de personnes se rassemblent à Gaza alors que les protestations continuent contre les coupures de salaire de l'AP

PA employees demonstrated in Gaza against PA decision to impose drastic
 salary cuts for its Gaza-based employees. (Photo: Mohammad Asad, MEMO)

Thousands of Palestinian Authority (PA) employees demonstrated in Gaza City on Saturday, as protests continued against a PA decision to impose drastic salary cuts for its Gaza-based employees.

The protesters gathered at the al-Saraya square and chanted against the move, and called on leaders in the Palestinian government, particularly Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and Finance Minister Shukri Bishara, to resign.

Some demonstrators described the decision to cut their salaries as “discrimination against Gaza,” and rejected the “trivial and untrue justifications and excuses,” the government provided for the decision.

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