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May 2016


Amena’s Stuffed Animal Stampede for Palestinian Children

Amena Ashkar is an amazing 22-year-old stateless Palestinian woman from the Bourj el-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon.  She and 86-year-old Mariam Fathalla, expelled from Palestine in 1948 also stateless since then, are currently on a speaking tour of North America as part of the North America Nakba Tour, to tell their story. Amena loves stuffed animals, so the sponsors of the tour suggested to load her down with stuffed

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