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An Actor's Life: Israeli-Palestinian Theatre Advocate...

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This week we take a look at the life and work of Juliano Mer Khamis, the Israeli Palestinian actor and the director of the Jenin Freedom Theatre. He was killed earlier this week in the Jenin refugee camp by unknown gunmen. He was a controversial figure who believed that art and theatre could be used for social change and justice.

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