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Chinese Workers in Israel

Chinese workers in Israel, brought in to meet the labour shortage caused by the Israeli government's refusal to allow Palestinians to cross the border to work in Israel, have charged Chinese labour agencies with expropriating large parts of wage payments made to them by Israeli employers and are refusing to return home for fear of harassment and prosecution. A bizarre situation created by a government which sees the citizen's work as its own property, to be hired out and taxed at will.

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