Why Chile is giving citizenship to Palestinian refugees

Palestinians living in Chile have grown to become not only the largest Palestinian community outside of the Middle East, but also extremely prosperous and influential both in industry and politics.

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    It may sound surprising, but Chile is home to the largest Palestinian community outside of the Middle East.

    It is also one of the few countries that in recent years has given citizenship to Palestinians from Middle Eastern refugee camps.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman explains why.


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