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FORWARDED PRESS RELEASE: Gaza/Rafah – Medics and aid workers go on hunger strike over Egypt's refusal to allow entry into Gaza

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British, Belgian and Greek doctors, nurses and aid workers will go on hunger strike tomorrow over the Egyptian Authorities' refusal to allow entry into Gaza.

After constant attempts aid workers, doctors and nurses, have been refused entry in to the Gaza strip by the Egyptian authorities. Some doctors have been waiting for forty days. Out of utter desperation and witnessing the treatment of Palestinians by the Egyptian authorities, aid workers and activists have been left with no choice except to go into hunger strike and stay at the Rafah crossing until they are allowed through into Gaza.
Although the Egyptian authorities had said the border was open for two days the fact is that non-Palestinians were not allowed to enter, even though some were Palestinian but held different nationalities.


Source: www.assedbaig.blogspot.com

For more information please contact Dr Omar Mangoush on: 0020193764783 or Assed Baig on 0020178126819.[ENDS]

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