August 26, 2014

Gaza's Rubble Bucket Challenge

Miriam Berger, BuzzFeed

The Associated Press

After the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS went viral, Palestinian journalist Ayman Aloul decided to take the Gaza version, the Rubble Bucket Challenge, a campaign launched to spread awareness of life in Gaza in the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes.

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TAGGED: Israel, Palestine, ALS, Ice Bucket Challenge, Gaza


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