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Gianluca Costantini
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Janna Jihad, Palestine

When I talk to my friends who are my age – we have so much energy. We’re done with the injustices in
the world.

Janna Jihad

Janna Jihad, 15, grew up in the small Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh. In 2009, when Janna was three, her community began weekly demonstrations, but they were met with violence. When she was five, Janna’s uncle and her friend were killed by the Israeli military. Age seven, she decided to act. She used her mother’s phone to record the struggles she was facing on a daily basis and became a human rights reporter. By the time she was a teenager, her live videos were watched by hundreds of thousands of people. In 2018, she became the youngest Palestinian press card-carrying journalist in the world, at the age of 12. Continue

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