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General Strike to Commence on 70th Nakba Day
by IMEMC
Monday May 14th, 2018 2:24 PM
Palestinian Authority spokesperson Yousef al-Mahmoud, on Monday, announced a general strike for Tuesday, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, the day when some 700,000 Palestinians were forced out of their homes and displaced by Israel, in 1948.
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He said, “Based on instructions by President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinians will observe a general strike and all government institutions and departments will be closed.”