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PHOTO GALLERY: Palestinian children protest US aid cuts to UNRWA schools


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Schoolchildren prepare to fly kites at a United Nations-run school in Amman, Jordan, March 12, 2018.
Reuters
Schoolchildren prepare to fly kites at a United Nations-run school in Amman, Jordan, March 12, 2018.
Reuters
Schoolchildren prepare to fly kites at a United Nations-run school in Amman, Jordan, March 12, 2018.
AFP
Palestinian schoolgirls fly kites outside their classrooms at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in Gaza City on March 12, 2018 as a protest against US aid cuts.
On January 16, Washington held back $65 million that had been earmarked for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), but the State Department denied the freeze was to punish the Palestinian leadership, which has cut ties with President Donald Trump's administration following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last year, with a spokeswoman saying it was linked to necessary "reform" of UNRWA
AFP
Palestinian refugees hold placards at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in the town of Sebline east of the southern Lebanese port of Saida, on March 12, 2018, during a protest against US aid cuts to the organisation.
AFP
Palestinian refugees hold placards at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in the town of Sebline east of the southern Lebanese port of Saida, on March 12, 2018, during a protest against US aid cuts to the organisation.
AFP
Palestinian refugees hold placards at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in the town of Sebline east of the southern Lebanese port of Saida, on March 12, 2018, during a protest against US aid cuts to the organisation.
AFP
A Palestinian refugee flies a kite at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in the town of Sebline east of the southern Lebanese port of Saida, on March 12, 2018, during a protest against US aid cuts to the organisation.
AFP
Palestinian refugees hold placards at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in the town of Sebline east of the southern Lebanese port of Saida, on March 12, 2018, during a protest against US aid cuts to the organisation.
AFP
A Palestinian refugee holds a placard at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) in the town of Sebline east of the southern Lebanese port of Saida, on March 12, 2018, during a protest against US aid cuts to the organisation.
Reuters
Schoolchildren prepare to fly kites at a United Nations-run school in Amman, Jordan, March 12, 2018.
Reuters
Schoolchildren prepare to fly kites at a United Nations-run school in Amman, Jordan, March 12, 2018.
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