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Blind children facing delays at Israeli wall

by Bill Bowder

BLIND and partially sighted children from the Palestinian Territories who attend the BibleLands Helen Keller Centre for the Visually Impaired in East Jerusalem have found their school trip extended by about two hours a day, after their previous route was closed permanently.

The staff and about 25 children up to the age of 13, who used to go through the Ar-Ram passage, a gap left by the Separation Wall, have to take a roundabout route, now that the unfinished section of the wall has ...

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