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1 Mar, 2015

Graffiti artist leaves his mark in Israel-leveled Gaza Strip | Arab News

GAZA: World-renowned graffiti artist Banksy has caused a stir in the Gaza Strip, apparently secretly traveling to the Palestinian territory and painting murals on buildings ruined by the latest conflict.

The artist, whose prefers anonymity, released an online video entitled “Make this the year YOU discover a new destination,” that purports to show him traveling to Gaza by commercial flight and then through smuggling tunnels — possibly underneath the Egyptian border.

Banksy’s latest works were a damning critique of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza in July and August as it launched aggression against Hamas, destroying or damaging more than 100,000 homes and killing nearly 2,200 Palestinians, most of them civilians.

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