Wednesday, August 05, 2015
- Wednesday, August 05, 2015
- Elder of Ziyon
Palestine Press Agency reports that Hamas said it will take legal action against UNRWA to ensure it doesn't reduce services and postpone the beginning of the school year in the Gaza Strip as it has considered.
Hamas MP Abdul Rahman Al-Jamal said that the UNRWA crisis is "fabricated" and aims to end the refugee issue altogetherm and that it has no financial crisis. He said the Legislative Council will not allow the school year to be postponed.
He also criticized the Palestinian Authority's attitude toward the UNRWA crisis, describing it as weak and lukewarm compared to the seriousness of this issue.
Meanwhile, UNRWA employees staged their own protest at the idea of having their salaries cut or being forced to go on leave.
This is an interesting story to follow as UNRWA keeps attempting to take money that otherwise would go to actual crises.