The Palestinian teachers started a general strike on Monday after the Palestinian government have not been able to buy their over due salaries.
The public schools teachers union have called for this strike since Sunday after the Palestinian government did not bayed the over due salaries as stated in the agreement reached with the teachers union several month ago to end six months strike.

Moreover the public civil servants employees union has announced on Monday that its members will implement a general strike starting from this coming Wednesday.

Bassam Zakarnah, the director of that union said that the union decided to go on strike not because of the government only but because that the public civil servants employees have no money to get to their jobs and to feed their children.

The Palestinian Authority has not been able to buy its employees since the USA EU and Israeli decided to impose an economical embargo on the Palestinian people shortly after Hamas won the parliamentary elections in January 2006.