Gazan exiles dubious about Palestinian unity
Fatah partisans driven from the Gaza Strip by Hamas reject Palestinian reconciliation.
Adam Reynolds/Special to the Christian Science Monitor
Beit Jala, West Bank
Now, at 22, he is a double-amputee, following the violent struggle in Gaza last June, in which Hamas seized control of all the military and political posts of the Palestinian Authority (PA), then controlled by Fatah.
"There isn't one among them who doesn't want to go back and be with his family – it's the only way to have their morale boosted," says Midhat Taha, who escaped from Gaza last June because he is an assistant to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Now, Dr. Taha is charged with helping the worst cases.