Majeda al-Saqqa has been granted the National Order of Merit with a Knight degree

Hollande granted the Palestinian activist Majeda al-Saqqa the National Order of Merit with a Knight degree in appreciation of her efforts in civic and humanitarian work. 
The French Consul-General in Jerusalem Herve Magro informed Saqqa, Deputy Director-General of the Association of Culture and Free Thought, in a written letter that this medal came in recognition of her civic and humanitarian role in serving the poor people as well as of her relations she managed to establish with the French authorities and the French civil society.

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