Palestinian women hold a protest in the southern Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, Thursday, May 19, 2016. (The Daily Star/ NNA)
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Palestinian women held a demonstration Thursday in the southern Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh against controversial health modifications of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.For months, Palestinians in many of the 12 refugee camps across Lebanon have been protesting the changes.Since Jan. 1, Palestinian refugees have been required to pay referral care costs of 5 percent if they receive treatment at a Palestinian Red Crescent hospital, 15 percent at a government hospital, and 20 percent at a private hospital.
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