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Palestinians call out PayPal for discrimination

PayPal's refusal to offer services in Palestine is impeding the region's economic growth and preventing many freelance knowledge workers from receiving digital payments.
Palestine technology

Muhammad Hassanein, a Palestinian in his 30s from Gaza, has nine year of experience as an online freelancer in content writing, website management and programming. 

“Freelance platforms mostly deal with PayPal, which does not provide services for Palestinians. I received a payment once and then my account was suspended,” he told Al-Monitor.

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