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Gaza hospital cleaners strike

Hospital cleaners in Gaza are on strike over unpaid wages from the consensus government, one of many problems in Gaza since the reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas.
Palestinian employees paid by the Palestinian Authority wait to receive their salaries outside a closed bank after a scuffle with employees appointed by Hamas since 2007, in Gaza City June 5, 2014. A Palestinian unity government formed by President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamist Hamas group faced its first and serious challenge on Thursday when civil servants of Hamas, who were not on a payment list, scuffled with those cashing their salaries. Civil servants employed by Hamas since 2007 arrived and prevente
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A crisis has swept through Gaza's hospitals, as some 750 cleaners have stopped working to protest not getting paid since the national consensus government assumed power.

The protest has resulted in the delay of hundreds of surgeries until further notice.

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