Palestinians protest in front of UNRWA offices in Beirut, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Palestinian protesters Tuesday shut down an office belonging to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency in the southern city of Sidon, in a bid to increase pressure on the agency to reverse its recent health care adjustments.The Crisis Cell has mobilized supporters to demonstrate against UNRWA, after the agency introduced modifications to its health care plan in January, which requires Palestinians to pay for a portion of their secondary health costs in exchange for covering a larger portion of tertiary care.
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