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Shafaq’s Story: World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2017
Shafaq She fled her home in Dera’a, Syria and is currently living with her family in Bekaa, Lebanon. Shafaq shared her story with us through the Middle East Children’s Alliance, which...
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Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children

Apr 18, 2017
By Azadeh Shahshahani Today, to mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, about 1,000 prisoners have begun a hunger strike in protest against decades of arbitrary arrest and inhumane treatment. Approximately 6,300 Palestinians are currently held in Israeli...
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Five children who got longer sentences for throwing stones than Israeli soldier who shot incapacitated Palestinian dead

Feb 23, 2017
  By Bethan McKernan, The Independent An 18-month jail sentence handed down to an Israel Defence Force (IDF) recruit for the killing of a wounded Palestinian has prompted widespread criticism for its...
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WATCH: Children in Gaza music project perform

Feb 14, 2017
School da School days in Gaza are can be very hard.  Many children have difficulty concentrating and learning because of chronic psychological distress. Classes are overcrowded. Buildings are damaged by...
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Maisa’s Story

Feb 10, 2017
Maisa, who is 14 years old, came to Lebanon three years ago with seven family members after her house was bombed and destroyed in the Syrian war. Her father is...
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VIDEO: These Palestinian teenagers are fighting for their freedom … using rap.

Feb 10, 2017
MECA is sponsoring a US tour for these young hip-hop artists and debka (Palestinian folkloric dance) dancers! See full tour schedule MECA is sponsoring a US tour for these young...
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Gaza Update: Medicine, Winter Aid, Psychological Support, Music and More

Feb 08, 2017
Palestinian children and families in Gaza are living every day with the aftermath of the 2014 seven-week Israeli assault on the entire population, which killed more than 500 children, injured...
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For Refugees Culture is Resistance and Solidarity

Feb 08, 2017
One of the tiny cement rooms in Dheisheh refugee camp that the UN built for whole families like mine in the early years of the camp. Credit: Pablo Pitcher-DeProtoby Zeiad...
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