Bethlehem's Christmas blues

Israeli occupation keeps pilgrims away and depresses Palestinian businesses.

     

    As Christians around the world prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, owners of tourism shops in Bethlehem are not seeing booming business they would expect this time of the year.

    Nour Odeh reports on how Israel's illegal occupation may be keeping the West Bank's tourism industry from thriving.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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