TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Gaza's Hamas rulers have called for mass protests across the coastal enclave on Wednesday, the second day of the gathering.
A black-and-white banner declaring a strike replaced the usually illuminated billboard over Gaza City's central Omar al-Mukhtar street.
Residents of the impoverished territory, where unemployment exceeds 50%, voiced opposition to the $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal, which does not deal with the Israeli occupation of the West Bank or blockade of Gaza.
Physician Said Jadba says: "We don't need money. We are not hungry for bread. We are hungry for dignity."