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September 2nd, 2016

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Children between the ages of five and nine learn how to play musical instruments such as the clarinet, cello and violin [Julie Ovgaard/Al Jazeera]

Children between the ages of five and nine learn how to play musical instruments such as the clarinet, cello and violin [Julie Ovgaard/Al Jazeera]

Sounds of Palestine offers a “peaceful and safe place” for children in Aida refugee camp to study music.

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank – Posters emblazoned with youthful faces dot the walls that line Aida refugee camp’s narrow, grey alleyways: faces of camp residents killed by Israeli forces.

Nights here can be long and terrifying. Israeli soldiers use the cover of darkness to launch raids, fire tear gas and arrest camp youth for throwing stones or being affiliated with Palestinian political parties. Full story.

Matthew Vickery (Al Jazeera Media Network) / April 1, 2016

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