Fatah medical workers to strike to protest Hamas

August 11, 2007 20:44

A Fatah-allied union of medical workers in Gaza on Saturday announced a three-day warning strike to protest what is said was harassment by the Hamas security forces. The alliance of doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists said it would walk off the job for two hours a day for the next three days to deliver the protest. The harassment cited by the union including assaults on doctors and the stopping of ambulances. Other medical workers loyal to Hamas are not expected to observe the strike.

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