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“Obaida Akram Abdurahman Jawabra was a Palestinian teenager from al-Arroub refugee camp near Hebron. Yesterday, Israeli forces shot and killed Obaida with a bullet to the heart. He was 17 years old. We are heartbroken.” Ayed Abu Eqtaish writes about some heartbreaking news from al-Arroub refugee camp in the West Bank.
Unless you were living on Mars this summer, you’ll be aware that the Alrowwad Youth Theatre from Palestine toured the UK – visiting and performing in London, Edinburgh, Bristol, Leeds and Derby. Amos friend and home rebuilder Sarah Baron spent time with the group in Scotland.
“One cold December morning in 2015, I started my day with the terrible news that yet another child had been shot dead in Arroub Camp by IDF forces in Palestine.” Sarah Baron writes about fundraising for Palestine.
“I wake up and my immediate thought is, what’s the weather like this morning? Is it cold, raining, windy, or bright? What will today be like for the refugees in the Jungle at Calais?” Gill Hewitt writes.