VIDEO: Palestinian Christians dressed as Santa Claus march against Israeli occupation


Protest took place in Bethlehem, Biblical birthplace of Jesus Christ

Palestinians dressed as Santa in Bethlehem (MEE/Abed al-Qaisi)
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Thursday 24 December 2015 14:12 UTC

Palestinian Christians say they have often become invisible in the Israel-Palestine conflict behind the perceived schism between Judaism and Islam.

In the run-up to Christmas 2015, Palestinian Christians in Bethlehem dressed up as Santa Claus and gave out gifts to activists and took part in actions against Israeli occupation troops.