Israel kills 53 journalists in Gaza, lebanon in 7 weeks
Israel managed to kill 53 journalists in Gaza during its seven-week long attacks on Gaza, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported on Wednesday.
According to CPJ, 50 Palestinian journalists were targeted in the attacks along with three Lebanese.
Who were these journalists that Israel has been trying to silence?
Ibrahim Mohammad Lafi
Palestinian photographer for Ain Media. He was shot and killed at the Gaza Strip’s Erez Crossing into Israel on Oct. 7.
Palestinian journalist for Smart Media. He was shot east of Rafah city on Oct. 7.
Palestinian Photojournalist for the Fourth Authority news agency. He was shot dead in central Gaza Strip on Oct. 7.
Palestinian freelance journalist, killed by an Israeli airstrike targeting his home on Oct. 8.
Palestinian journalist with Khabar news agency. He was killed during an Israeli airstrike on area housing several media outlets in Gaza’s Rimal district on Oct. 10.
Palestinian photographer for Khabar news agency. He was killed with Alnwajha during the same strike on Oct. 10.
Palestinian editor-in-chied at Al-Khamsa News website. He was killed along with both Alnwajha and Sobh during the same airstrike on Oct. 10.
Mohamed Fayez Abu Matar
Palestinian freelance photojournalist who was killed during an Israeli airstrike in Rafah City, south of Gaza on Oct. 11.
Palestinian journalist for Sowt Al-Asra Radio. He was killed along with his wife and three children during an airstrike targeting his at Jabalia, north of Gaza on Oct. 12.
Lebanese videographer for Reuters news agency. He was killed near the Israeli border with Lebanon on Oct. 13.
Palestinian journalist for Al Aqsa Radio. He was killed during an Israeli airstrike on northern Gaza on Oct. 13.
Palestinian journalist and head of Women Journalists Committee at the Palestinian Media Assembly. Her body was found on Oct. 13, though she was killed by an Israeli airstrike three days prior.
Yousef Maher Dawas
Palestinian writer for Palestine Chronicle and a writer for We Are Not Numbers (WANN). He was killed in an Israeli airstrike on his home north of Gaza on Oct. 14.
Palestinian journalist for Al-Manara News Agency and HQ News Agency. He was killed with an airstrike near his home in Zeitoun, south of Gaza on Oct. 16.
Palestinian journalist for Al-Aqsa TV. He was killed by a strike in northern Gaza on Oct. 17.
Palestinian journalist and at Palestine Today media channel. He was killed by a strike in northern Gaza on Oct. 17.
Palestinian journalist at Al-Aqsa TV. He was killed by an Israeli airstrike on Gaza on Oct. 18.
Khalil Abu Aathra
Palestinian videographer at Al-Aqsa TV who was killed along with his brother in an airstrike in Rafah on Oct. 19.
Palestinian journalist for Al-Shabab Radio who was killed with an airstrike north of Gaza on Oct. 20.
Palestinian journalist and co-founder of Ain Media who was killed by an airstrike on Gaza on Oct. 22.
Mohammed Imad Labad
Palestinian journalist for Al Reslaha news website. He was killed with an Israeli airstrike on the Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood on Oct. 23.
Palestinian freelance journalist who was killed by a strike on Rafah, south of Gaza, on Oct. 25.
Ahmed Abu Mhadi
Palestinian journalist for Al-Aqsa TV killed an airstrike on Gaza on Oct. 25.
Palestinian journalist for Al-Aqsa TV killed in Israeli airstrike on Jabalia refugee camp on Oct. 25.
Palestinian journalist for Mithaq Media Foundation killed in Khan Yunis on Oct. 25.
Palestinian journalist for Al-Aqsa Radio who was killed with her child in Yarmouk neighbourhood on Oct. 26.
Yasser Abu Namous
Palestinian journalist at Al-Sahel media organisation, killed in a strike on Khan Yunis on Oct. 27.
Palestinian deputy director of finance and administration for Palestine TV. He was killed along with his family in a strike in Zeitoun area on Oct. 30.
Palestinian media worker and office director at Palestine TV channel. He was killed with his family in Gaza on Oct. 31.
Palestinian media worker and administrator at Palestine TV channel. He was killed with his family in a strike on Gaza on Oct. 31.
Palestinian journalist for Al-Aqsa TV, killed with his mother in Gaza on Nov. 1.
Majd Fadl Arandas
Palestinian member of Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate, killed in Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza on Nov.1
Mohammed Abu Hatab
Palestinian journalist at Palestine TV killed in Khan Yunis on Nov. 2.
Palestinian journalist at Al-Aqsa TV channel, killed in a strike on Gaza on Nov. 2.
Mohamed Al Jaja
Palestinian organisational development consultant at Press House-Palestine, killed in strike on Al-Naser neighborhood in northern Gaza on Nov. 5.
Mohamed Abu Hassira
Palestinian journalist at WAFA news agency killed in his home with 42 family members on Nov. 7.
Yahya Abu Manih
Palestinian journalist at Al-Aqsa radio channel, killed in Gaza on Nov. 7.
Palestinian freelance photojournalist, killed east of Khan Yunis on Nov 10.
Palestinian executive director at local Namaa Radio killed in northern Gaza on November 12.
Palestinian photographer for Egypt’s Al Qahera News TV, killed in strike in Gaza on November 13.
Palestinian photographer killed in a strike on Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza on Nov. 18.
Amro Salah Abu Hayah
Palestinian media worker at Al-Aqsa TV channel, killed in Gaza on Nov. 18
Mostafa El Sawaf
Palestinian writer and analyst at MSDR News killed in a strike on his home on Nov.18
Palestinian freelance photojournalist killed in a strike on Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza on Nov.18
Palestinian director of Quds News Network killed in the same airstrike with Salim on Bureij camp on Nov. 18
Palestinian media worker at Al-Aqsa TV killed in a strike on Gaza on Nov.18
Palestinian director of Press House-Palestine, killed in his car in Gaza on Nov.19
Alaa Taher Al-Hassanat
Palestinian journalist and presenter at AlMajedat Media Network killed in her house at Gaza on Nov. 20
Palestinian freelance journalist and podcast presenter killed in her home in Beit Lahya in Gaza on Nov. 20
Rabih Al Maamari
Lebanese cameraperson for Al-Mayadeen TV channel killed in Tayr Harfa south of Lebanon on Nov. 21
Lebanese reporter for Al-Mayadeen TV channel killed in Tayr Harfa south of Lebanon on Nov. 21
Mohamed Nabil Al-Zaq
Palestinian journalist at Al-Quds TV killed on Shejaiya north of Gaza on Nov. 22
Mohamed Mouin Ayyash
Palestinian journalist and freelance photographer killed in Nuseirat refugee camp on Nov. 23.