Artist paints murals of Gaza’s suffering on broken walls of her school shelter

“I wanted to draw things that would make people happy, like things about childhood and beautiful scenery, as I did in my early days. I tried to draw them, but I couldn’t. Instead, what I drew were painful, distressing images that describe our current situation.”

Mennatullah Hamouda once had plans to open a training centre for artists.

Now she uses chalk and charcoal on the walls of a school in Gaza where she shelters with her family, documenting the pain and suffering around her.

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