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[25 Jan 2001 | Comments Off on I am Proud to be a Palestinian | ]

By Hanna Kawas. An open letter sent by Hanna Kawas to Canada’s Foreign Minister John Manley.
Dear Mr. Manley,
On Jan. 18/ 2001, Agence France Presse(AFP) reported that Palestinian demonstrators in Balata refugee camp near Nablus denounced Canada and Australia for their offer to RESETTLE the Palestinian refugees, and that they burned an effigy of you during this protest. Perhaps this surprised you. Why is there such a strong feeling on the part of the Palestinian refugees, considering that they have lived in miserable conditions under the mercy of UNRWA handouts for …