Garbage and Resentment Piling Up in West Bank Refugee Camps

The ongoing strike by workers from the UN relief agency for refugees is hitting the weakest sector of Palestinian society hard.

“They only started listening to us and showing an interest in the strike after we blocked the main roads,” said a young mother from the Jalazun refugee camp whom I drove to Ramallah this week. That is also what I heard from the camp’s popular committee, which organized the protest demonstration last Sunday, in support of striking UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency...