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Learning to live without a gun

A remarkable theatre is changing lives on the West Bank, says Sally FitzHarris

ON A BARE, black-walled stage, five teenage heads are bent in discussion. Minutes later, a Muslim mother berates her unveiled daughter, and a father beats up rebellious sons, in an improvisation on the theme of domestic violence.

The performance has all the passion of teenage youth. In their hooded tops, baggy jeans, and art-work T-shirts, the young actors might be from any school drama department. But the students and theatre are less ordinary: this is the ...

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