Parkour offers freedom to Gaza youth

A group of young men called Parkour Gaza trains everyday on walls and buildings scarred by bullets.

by

    Israel's 12-year blockade of Gaza has left two million people in the enclave struggling with unemployment, power blackouts and crumbling housing.

    It is a place that offers little hope to Palestinian youth.

    But in the town of Khan Younis, a group of young men are now performing a sport that's tailor-made for an urban landscape scarred by war.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from southern Gaza.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Senegal's village of women

    Senegal's village of women

    Women in northeast Senegal are using solar-powered irrigation to farm food and halt the encroaching desert.

    Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

    Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

    Survivors of sex trafficking and those who investigate it in the city share their stories.

    A tale of two isolations

    A tale of two isolations

    More than 1,000km apart, a filmmaker and the subject of his film contend with the methods and meanings of solitude.