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29 released prisoners complain they haven't gotten their salaries from the PA due to political reasons

Headline: "29 released prisoners are not receiving a salary! – And the Independent Commission for Human Rights adopts their issue"
       "It has been several years now that 29 released prisoners are not receiving their salaries [that they are entitled to] as released prisoners according to Palestinian law, which states that any prisoner who was imprisoned for more than 5 years has a right to a monthly salary of a certain amount.
Sufian Jamjoum (45) from Hebron, one of the released prisoners whose salaries have not been paid since 2007… told a journalist of the Ma'an [independent Palestinian news] agency: ‘The PA does not have a realistic and justified excuse to stop paying me the prisoners' salary since 2007.’
Released prisoner Jamjoum sat in the occupation's prison for 20 years, and his last imprisonment was a year and a half ago. He added that his issue and the issue of the prisoners whose salary payment was stopped is political par-excellence, as most of them belong to the Hamas movement, and the decision not to pay their salaries was made by the [PA] government in 2007 as a result of the rift (i.e., between Hamas and Fatah, see note below)…
Jamjoum filed a lawsuit with the [PA] Supreme Court demanding to renew the payment of the money he is entitled to as a released prisoner, and after 14 hearings, the court refused to rule on the appeal, on the pretext that it was not within its authority.
Jamjoum emphasized that he does not receive a salary from any source, official or unofficial… (The 29 released prisoners not receiving salaries are listed here in the article. –Ed.)
Chairman of the [Independent] Commission [for Human Rights] Ammar Dwaik told the Wattan [independent Palestinian] news agency that the prisoners' rights law applies to the 29 released prisoners and determines monthly salaries for them as they served more than 5 years imprisonment by the occupation… He emphasized that the commission continues to discuss the matter with the [PLO] Ministry of Prisoners’ [Affairs] (sic., Commission of Prisoners' Affairs) that acknowledged that the aforementioned prisoners meet all the legal conditions and their salaries must be paid, and that the ministry (sic.) does not object to that. [He added that] the [PA] Ministry of Finance and the [PA] Security Forces also answered the commission in the same manner.
He also noted that a three-way committee has been established with the [PA] Presidential Office, the [PA] Prime Minister's Office, and the Independent Commission for Human Rights, in order to discuss the matter of the prisoners for whom the payment of their salaries was stopped. Dwaik expressed hope that a solution will be reached, so that the prisoners will receive their right and the payment of the money they are entitled to will be renewed."

2007 Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip - Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah won the 2005 Palestinian Authority Presidential election. However, Hamas won the 2006 parliamentary elections in both the Gaza Strip and West Bank, with a majority of 74 out of 132 seats, to Fatah’s 45 seats. Fatah’s rule of the PA Presidency and Hamas’ rule of the PA government led to friction and eventually armed conflict between Hamas and Fatah. Hamas defeated Fatah militarily in the Gaza Strip in 2007, and since then Hamas rules in Gaza while the PA continues to rule the West Bank under Fatah.
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