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Palestinian official compares Palestinian children`s conditions to conditions in Syria

     “A member of the Palestinian delegation [to the meetings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union], Zuheir Sandouqa, took part in the session of the Committee on Democracy and Human Rights, which was discussing a proposal for a resolution on the role of parliamentarians in the defense of children’s rights…Sandouqa expressed reservations about the proposal, which did not address the condition of the children of Palestine and included no mention of their plight under the occupation – Palestine being the only country still straining under occupation for over 65 years…
He added: ‘Since [the occupation of Palestine], the children of the Palestinian refugees have been living under tragic conditions and very severe living conditions, as [in what] happened to the children of the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps, who were massacred, and as is happening now in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria, [where the children] are living in an extremely difficult situation as a result of the events there. This in addition to the present suffering of the Palestinian children in the Palestinian territories, which is no less tragic…’”
From WAFA, official PA news agency

Note: Sabra and Shatila are Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. In 1982, during the first Lebanon War, Muslim residents of the camps were massacred by Christian Phalangists. The PA has a longstanding policy of falsely accusing Israel of committing the massacre or actively helping to carry it out. are Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. In 1982 during the first Lebanon War, a massacre at Sabra and Shatila was committed against Muslims by Christian Phalangists in Lebanon. The PA has a longstanding policy of falsely accusing Israel of committing the massacre or actively helping to carry it out.
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