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Gazan shares realities of poverty via TikTok

A young man from Gaza is using social media to shed light on the poverty and difficult living conditions of many residents in the besieged enclave amid the lack of action from Palestinian authorities.
Ibrahim Barbakh, of Khan Yunis, Palestine.

Ibrahim Barbakh, a resident of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, broke his silence about the extreme poverty that crippled all aspects of his life. He shares his ordeal on his TikTok account.

Barbakh periodically produces videos portraying the complex living conditions plaguing the lives of the poor in Gaza and broadcasts them on social media platforms. The videos unveil the secrets of poverty that haunt Gazans and send sharp humanitarian messages to officials in Gaza and the West Bank, urging them to end the suffering there.

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