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UNRWA threatens to fire Gaza employees with declared Hamas, Fatah loyalties

Posted in Internal Palestinian Affairs, The Gaza Strip by beyondtheborder on March 31, 2009

Following an internal election within UNRWA, the agency’s management has warned it may fire employees who violated the organization’s nonpartisan policy by affiliating with political factions in Gaza – namely Fatah and Hamas.

The warning came as the election for the chairmanship of UNRWA trade union ended Monday. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East is a major source of employment in Gaza.

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