Hundreds of Thousands of Palestinians Have Lost Jobs Due to War

(Guardian-UK) Aseel Mafarjeh - Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank have lost their jobs after Israeli authorities cancelled their work permits and imposed restrictions on crossings after the Oct. 7 attacks. West Bank and Gaza residents who worked in Israel and Jewish communities in the West Bank are no longer working. Alaa Mousa, 35, from Ramallah, said, "I made enough working in Israel, but now my debts are piling, my family is hungry and I have no clue when this is going to end." Mousa is among thousands of Palestinians who worked in Israel, generating about $3 billion a year.

2023-12-04 00:00:00

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