Sheffield student’s heartbreak over Gaza conflict

Malaka Shwaikh, a Palestinian student at the University of Sheffield

Malaka Shwaikh, a Palestinian student at the University of Sheffield

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A Sheffield student from Gaza has spoken of her fears for her family as the deadly conflict with Israel continues.

Malaka Shwaikh, a 23-year-old global politics and law student at the University of Sheffield, said many of her close neighbours have died, while her family were evacuated from their home moments before the area they lived in was bombed.

She says the family do not know whether their house is still standing and contact with them is growing increasingly difficult.

 

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