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Palestinian refugees in Amman use painting to challenge UNRWA

After the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East erased Palestinian symbols and slogans painted on the walls of a refugee camp's school in Jordan, artists gathered to duplicate messages on the structures facing the school.
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Palestinian refugees at the Husn Camp north of Amman, locally known as Martyr Azmi al-Mufti Camp, have covered the walls facing a school with Palestinian symbols and slogans after similar art painted on the school itself was erased.

The coordinator of the initiative, Azzam Abu Malouh, told Al-Monitor, “The people of the camp came up with the idea. The refugees donated money to buy the paint while 10 Palestinian artists, both from the camp and outside, volunteered to paint. They believe it is important to remind the refugee children of the Palestinian cause and their homeland and to keep it alive in their hearts.”

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