Keffiyeh: Made in Palestine

by Benoit Faiveley


French journalist Benoit Faiveley visits the last Palestinian keffiyeh (the iconic headscarf made famous by Yasser Arafat) factory in Hebron on the West Bank.

Faced with Israeli military checkpoints, the complexity of exporting goods from the West Bank and now competition from Chinese keffiyeh manufacturers, the factory might not outlive its 76-year-old owner.

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