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Palestinian photos shake-up stereotypes

Photojournalist's latest work focuses on some of the more humorous ways Palestinians cope with reality.

Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 11:42
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Photojournalist Tanya Habjouqa has plenty of experience capturing Palestinians' struggle.

Her photographs are known to be thought-provoking and somewhat controversial throughout the Middle East.
Armed with a camera, she has captured drag queens in the holy-land and wives of Syrian rebel fighters.
Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman met her in East Jerusalem to find out more on her latest off-beat collection from the West Bank and Gaza.


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