Chronicle of a non-violent protest: Christmas in Jobat

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By Alessandra Marino · 4 January 2012
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The decorations are up and the tree is full of colours. More than thirty children have adorned it with painted dried flowers and scraps of paper carrying their wishes for the future. The star does not appear on top, but hangs from one of the tallest branches of the small palm tree that was chosen as a Christmas insignia in the protest camp of Jobat.

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