Prisoners Start Hunger Strike to Protest against PA Cuts to their Salaries

Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails announced yesterday the start of a hunger strike in protest against a decision by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to cut the salaries of prisoners in the Gaza Strip, Quds Net News reported.

The PA and Fatah leader Mahmoud Abbas has imposed sanctions on the Gaza Strip that includes cuts of 50 percent to PA and prisoners’ salaries and turned over 20,000 PA employees to enforced retirement.

Source: Palestine Chronicle