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Palestinian Artist Fathi Ghaben Dies After Israel Denies Permission to Leave Gaza for Treatment

HeadlineFeb 27, 2024

In other news from Gaza, acclaimed artist Fathi Ghaben has died after Israeli authorities denied him permission to travel for medical treatment. The 77-year-old artist suffered from severe chest and lung conditions and was unable to get care in Gaza due to the lack of oxygen and other crucial health resources in the besieged territory. His paintings immortalized the Palestinian struggle and their right of return.

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