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Paving the way for Palestinian art in London

Salaheddin AbuEin applied for jobs in London, sending hundreds of applications for months, but could not find anything suited to his eight years of banking and wholesale-retail experience in Palestine. Being unable to secure employment in the financial industry, he joined Dolce and Gabbana as a sales assistant at Harrods.

“It’s a very high-end, luxury label, but I was shocked to learn that they offer minimum wage,” he says. But no work is wasted, he believes. “I worked there for a little over a month and still learnt a lot. I learnt discipline, how to do my job well, respect for time and appreciation for good products and art.”

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