As for me, there is no way I will tell him that I love him. I was born into a society where a girl must speak in hushed tones, never laugh out loud and always walk with her gaze lowered in public.
Adam and Shatha – the heroes of Shatila Stories– are two young people from the refugee camp. Adam is Syrian Palestinian who arrived in the camp in 2013. Shatha is Palestinian and was born in Shatila. They fall in love and dream of escaping to Canada in order to continue their studies.