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In the Middle East, young artists persevere amid hardship, uncertainty

AFP, 23 Sep 2022
From a Lebanese student decrying government failures through art to a Palestinian street artist in Jerusalem determined to make his way in the city, young people across the Middle East are creatively giving voice to complex situations. In a series exploring youth aspirations in the volatile region -- where more than half of the population is under 30 -- AFP speaks to artists in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Jerusalem about the hardships, uncertainties and challenges they face.
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