West Bank youth roller-skate for freedom

Activity picking up speed among Palestinians, with many seeing it as a temporary escape from occupation.

    For an estimated 200 youths in the West Bank, the growing activity of roller skating is a way not only to have fun, but also to temporarily escape Israeli occupation.
     
    Here is the story of one young Palestinian skater, Sajed Aboulebeh, in his own words.


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