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  • Call to release health professional Walid Abu Rass from Israeli jail

    By Sam Bahour My friend is Walid Abu Rass. He is the Finance and Administration Manager for the Health Work Committees (HWC), one of the largest community health service providers in the occupied Palestinian territory. HWC serves over 500,000 patients/beneficiaries per year! More on HWC in a second. I had not seen Walid for a while. We are both knee-deep in Palestine’s daily rat race. About two months ago, Walid and his HWC colleagues called for a meeting of their circle of friends. They sought assistance. HWC was going through some financial hard times, especially with the financial crisis in…

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