Social security tax: Palestinians protest new law

The Palestinian Authority has put its planned social security tax on hold after months of protests.

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    President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party has frozen the implementation of the Social Security Act - pending cabinet confirmation.

    This comes as part of an announcement from Abbas's Fatah party that it wants to set up a new government.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank.


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