Gaza’s first rock band swoops in to drum up knowledge about war

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Gaza’s first rock band swoops in to drum up knowledge about war

Based on its experiences, the group aims to spread a universal message about conflict by singing in English

Nidal Al Mughrabi

An accountant, two lawyers, an agronomist and a Swiss humanitarian worker have formed Gaza’s first rock band, giving voice in English to the pain of war in the Palestinian territory.

The unlikely group got together more than two years ago to create Osprey V, posting video clips online and projecting an aura of mystery by keeping their faces hidden.

Now, the band is ready to step into the limelight, with songs steeped in the emotions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

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