Thousands of Palestinians Strike in West Bank Over PA Social Security Law

The law looks to guarantee old-age allowances, workers’ compensation and paid maternity leave to private-sector employees ■ Private sector workers say employee withholding is too high, while supporters blame a disinformation campaign

Amira Hass
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Palestinians take part in a protest against a social security law in Ramallah, West Bank, January 15, 2019.
Palestinians take part in a protest against a social security law in Ramallah, West Bank, January 15, 2019. Credit: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters
Amira Hass

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