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Rights group accuses Palestinian Authority of vaccine corruption

The Ramallah-based Independent Commission for Human Rights said the Palestinian Authority is giving out vaccine doses based on personal relationships and not medical need.

A Palestinian human rights group has accused the Palestinian Authority of giving COVID-19 vaccine doses to their friends and family instead of frontline workers and those in most need.

The Independent Commission for Human Rights wrote to Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh on Wednesday. In the letter, the Ramallah-based human rights group alleged that Palestinian authorities have been administering the vaccines based on personal relationships as opposed to medical reasons.

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