"Fatah is paying Palestinian Authority workers to stay at home and not work for Hamas," Shawa said. "Hamas is paying its own people. But no one is paying the workers of the private sector. The ones who live on aid do nothing, and the ones who are working get nothing. Soon we'll all be aid-dependent, and I hate it; it's destroying us."
Bowab gestured around the nearly empty sewing hall. "I miss my workers," he said. "I miss the chatting. I miss the sound of the machines." Then he said: "Hamas and Fatah can both go to hell. The stupid Palestinian and Israeli leaders are killing us all. The people of Gaza are not Hamas. They are looking for food, to continue a dignified life."
23 September 2007
Leading the People into the Ground
Hamas - destroying life one family at a time: