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Aerosol Arabic

Can graffiti do anything to bring people closer together on contentious issues?

The Birmingham-born artist Mohammed Ali decorated several walls in his hometown with murals following the conflict in Gaza earlier this year. He says he wants his work to unite the community. But the police have had at least one of them painted over.

Newsnight's Culture Correspondent Stephen Smith has been to meet the man known as Aerosol Arabic.

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