Bleak Christmas under occupation

Syrian Orthodox Christians in East Jerusalem say Israel's control makes even basic tasks difficult.


    As millions around the world prepare to celebrate Christmas, a small Syrian Orthodox community in East Jerusalem is trying to survive against the odds.

    The community is shrinking amid Israel's occupation, which it says makes even the most basic tasks difficult.

    Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Jerusalem's old city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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