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Basque delegation shows artistic solidarity in Gaza
25.07.08 - 10:54
Gaza / PNN - A joint project between Palestinians from the Gaza Strip and an international delegation resulted in the creation of an artistic mural in Gaza City.
The Palestinian Progressive Youth Union (PPYU) and the Progressive Student Action Front (PSAF) collaborated to organize a project with a group of young artists from the Al Aqsa University of Fine Arts and a delegation from the International Basque Foundation, an organization from the Basque region of northern Spain.
Young Palestinians, artists and members of the Basque delegation created a mural on the headquarters of the Legislative Council in Gaza City to show their solidarity with Palestine.
At the conclusion of the work, the PPYU and the PSAF hosted a meeting in which they reiterated the importance of such visits in order to expose the repressive practices against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, as well as in the West Bank.
The Basque delegation learned about the problems facing young Palestinians in Gaza and the particular difficulties experienced by university students.
Both sides affirmed in the meeting the need to plan for future visits and joint events, and expand the cooperation between the parties involved.
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