Striking scene of heartbreak and inspiration as Palestinian musicians trapped in Yarmouk sing amid the rubble

The piano may be battered and covered in dust from the rubble, and the young musicians may be facing starvation as they are trapped in the ruins of the besieged Palestinian refugee camp in Yarmouk, one of the worst sites of starvation in areas besieged by the Assad regime in Syria. But humanity and inspiration persist as the musicians sing to loved ones who have fled urging them to return and stand steadfast.  “Oh displaced people, your journey has taken too long” In another part they sing “Yarmouk you are the march to victory toward Jerusalem you shall not be broken”.  In a clear reference to Palestinian asylum seekers drowning at sea they sing “Pity those who fled, taking a risk at sea, dying on the way..”


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