Female ex-prisoner joins sit in-tent after PA freezes her salary

Haneyya Nasser

25-year-old Palestinian ex-prisoner Haneyya Nasser joined a sit-in tent in set up in Ramallah to protest the suspension of ex-prisoners’ salaries by the Palestinian Authority (PA), run by Mahmoud Abbas.

Nasser, a native of Deir Qidis town in Ramallah, said the PA froze her bank account without prior notice.

Nasser had served two years and a half in Israeli jails before she was released in Wafa al-Ahrar prisoner swap deal.

The PA ruled for cutting the salaries of 277 Palestinian ex-prisoners released in Wafa al-Ahrar accord.

A sit-in tent has been pitched in Ramallah for 12 days running in response to the move.

(Source / 29.06.2017)


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