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Israeli report claims $2bn stolen from Palestinians

Jonathan Cook, Foreign Correspondent     The National

February 3. 2010

Nearly 50,000 Palestinians from the West Bank are working in Israel and continue to have deductions taken from their pay. Ahmad Gharabli / AFP

Jerusalem // Over the past four decades Israel has defrauded Palestinians working inside Israel of more than US$2 billion (Dh7.4bn) by deducting from their salaries contributions for welfare benefits to which they were never entitled, Israeli economists revealed this week.

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