[VIDEO] Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria: New film ‘Little Palestine’ chronicles life under siege

Entrance Yarmouk

Julia Kim

France24  /  April 27, 2022

This week, we take a special in-depth look at the Yarmouk camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. It was once home to the largest concentration of Palestinian refugees.

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During the Syrian civil war, Yarmouk was placed under a brutal siege from 2013 to 2015, leading it to be described as the “worst place on Earth”.

We speak to filmmaker Abdallah al-Khatib, who chronicled this period in his documentary ‘Little Palestine (Diary of a Siege)’.