‘Why do the sick people have to pay the price of political conflict?’: East Jerusalem hospitals respond to US funding cuts

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On Saturday, the Trump administration’s announced it would be cutting $25 million in aid to Palestinian hospitals in occupied East Jerusalem. “We ask the American government, why do the sick people in the hospital have to pay the price of political conflict?” the Secretary General of the East Jerusalem Hospital Network Walid Namur asked during a press conference on Monday. “We are humanitarian organizations and hospitals, and should be left out of political problems. We serve to treat sick people.”

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