AMMAN, 10 October 2018- “UNICEF is alarmed by the news that the school in Khan Al Ammar in the State of Palestine could be destroyed in the coming days or even hours.
“The 167 children from that town and neighboring villages who are learning, dreaming and playing there have a right to access safe education wherever their communities and families are living, just like all other children in the world.
“We ask the Israeli authorities that the interests of children be a primary consideration in their decision making”.
UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
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