Journalist fatalities in Gaza war

At least 88 journalists killed, most of them Palestinians

83 are Palestinian, 2 Israeli, and 3 Lebanese, 16 journalists were reported injured, 4 reported missing and 25 reported arrested, according to the US-based non-profit, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

At least 88 journalists and media workers have been killed in and around Gaza as of February 19, 2024, ever since the Israel-Hamas war began on 7 October, 2023. Of them, 83 are Palestinian, 2 Israeli, and 3 Lebanese. Sixteen journalists were reported injured, four reported missing and 25 reported arrested, according to the US-based non-profit, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

The number of journalists killed who have lost their lives in war has jumped more than multiple times since 20 October 2023, when Indian Printer and Publisher first noted the number of fatalities for its November issue. The death toll on 20 October 2023 was 21. It rose to 48 on 19 November 2023 and 83 on 10 January 2023. Most of the Palestinian journalists were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  

CPJ says the list includes names based on information obtained from its sources in the region and media reports. It includes all journalists involved in news-gathering activity. It is unclear whether all of these journalists were covering the conflict at the time of their deaths, but CPJ says it included them in our count as it investigates their circumstances. The list is being updated on a regular basis.

Journalists killed, as reported by CPJ quoting different sources, after 12 February 2024

February 12, 2024

Alaa Al-Hams – A 35-year-old Palestinian journalist for the local Palestinian News Agency SND. 10 of her family also killed in Israeli airstrike 

February 8, 2024

Nafez Abdel Jawad – A Palestinian director for the official Palestine Television station, Palestine TV. Killed along with his son in an Israeli missile strike

January 29, 2024

Mohammed Atallah –  24-year-old Palestinian editor for the local Al-Resalah news website and a writer for the regional independent website Raseef22. Killed along with family members.

January 25, 2024

Iyad El-Ruwagh –  a Palestinian journalist who worked as a host for the Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa Voice Radio. He was killed along with four of his children. 

January 14, 2024

Yazan al-Zuweidi – Palestinian journalist and camera operator for the privately owned Cairo-based broadcaster Al-Ghad

January 11, 2024

Mohamed Jamal Sobhi Al-Thalathini

Al-Thalathini – Palestinian journalist for the Hamas-affiliated Al-Quds Al-Youm 

January 10, 2024

Ahmed Bdeir –  Palestinian journalist for local news website Bawabat al-Hadaf

January 7, 2024

Hamza Al Dahdouh –  Palestinian journalist and camera operator for Al-Jazeera

Mustafa Thuraya –  Palestinian freelance videographer for Agence France-Presse

January 5, 2024

Akram ElShafie –  Palestinian reporter and editor for the Palestinian press agency Safa 

December 29, 2023

Jabr Abu Hadrous – Palestinian journalist and a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated Quds Al-Youm 

December 28, 2023

Mohamed Khaireddine –  Palestinian journalist for Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV

Ahmed Khaireddine –  Palestinian journalist and a cameraman for the Hamas-affiliated Quds Al-Youm TV, and a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated Quds feed

December 24, 2023

Mohamad Al-Iff –  Palestinian journalist and photographer for the Hamas government-owned local newspaper and news agency Al-Rai

Mohamed Azzaytouniyah –  Palestinian media worker and a sound engineer for the Hamas government-owned local radio Al-Rai 

Ahmad Jamal Al Madhoun – Palestinian journalist for Hamas government-owned local newspaper and news agency Al-Rai 

December 23, 2023

Mohamed Naser Abu Huwaidi –  Palestinian journalist for Al-Istiklal newspaper

December 22, 2023

Mohamed Khalifeh –  Media worker and director at Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV channel 

December 19, 2023

Adel Zorob –  Palestinian  freelance journalist 

December 182023

Abdallah Alwan – Palestinian media worker for Al-Jazeera owned platform Midan’

December 17, 2023

Assem Kamal Moussa –  Palestinian journalist for Palestine Now

Haneen Kashtan –  Palestinian journalist who contributed to multiple media outlets 

December 152023

Samer Abu Daqqa – Camera operator for Al-Jazeera Arabic

December 9, 2023

Duaa Jabbour –  Palestinian freelance journalist for local website Eyes Media Network

Ola Atallah –  Palestinian freelance journalist who contributed to multiple media outlets

December 3, 2023

Hassan Farajallah – With Hamas-affiliated Al-Quds TV

Shaima El-Gazzar –  Palestinian journalist for Al-Majedat network

December 1, 2023

Abdullah Darwish –  Palestinian cameraman for the Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV

Montaser Al-Sawaf –  Palestinian cameraman for Anadolu news agency

Adham Hassouna –  Palestinian freelance journalist 

November 24, 2023

Mostafa Bakeer –  Palestinian journalist and cameraperson for the Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV

November 23, 2023

Mohamed Mouin Ayyash –  Palestinian journalist and a freelance photographer

November 22, 2023

Mohamed Nabil Al-Zaq –  Palestinian journalist and a social media manager for the Hamas-affiliated Al-Quds TV

November 21, 2023

Farah Omar –  Lebanese reporter for Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Mayadeen TV channel

Rabih Al Maamari –  Lebanese cameraperson for the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Mayadeen TV channel

November 20, 2023 

Ayat Khadoura –  Palestinian freelance journalist and podcast presenter

November 19, 2023

Bilal Jadallah – Head of Press House, Palestine.

November 18, 2023

Sari Mansour – Director of Quds News Network. 

Hassouneh Salim – Palestinian freelance photojournalist.

Mostafa El Sawaf – Palestinian writer and analyst.

Amro Salah Abu Hayah – Palestinian media worker in Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV channel.

Mossab Ashour – Palestinian photographer.

November 13, 2023

Ahmed Fatima – Photographer of Al Qahera News TV, Egypt.

Yaacoub Al-Barsh – Executive director of Namaa Radio.

November 10, 2023

Ahmed Al-Qara – Photojournalist with Al-Aqsa University.

November 7, 2023

Yahya Abu Manih – Journalist with Al-Aqsa radio channel.

Mohamed Abu Hassira – Journalist for Palestinian Authority-run Wafa news agency.

November 5, 2023

Mohamed Al Jaja – Media worker at Press House-Palestine.

November 2, 2023

Mohammed Abu Hatab – Correspondent for Palestine TV.

November 1, 2023

Majd Fadl Arandas – Member of the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate.

Iyad Matar – Hamas-affiliated Al-Aqsa TV.

October 31, 2023

Imad Al-Wahidi – Palestine TV channel.

Majed Kashko – Office director of Palestine TV channel.

October 30, 2023

Nazmi Al-Nadim – Deputy director of Palestine TV.

October 27, 2023

Yasser Abu Namous – Al-Sahel media organization.

October 26, 2023

Duaa Sharaf – Host for Hamas-affiliated Radio Al-Aqsa.

October 25, 2023

Saed Al-Halabi – Al-Aqsa TV.

Ahmed Abu Mhadi – Al-Aqsa TV.

Salma Mkhaimer – Freelance journalist.

October 23, 2023

Mohammed Imad Labad – Al Resalah news website.

October 22, 2023

Roshdi Sarraj – Co-founder of Ain Media.

October 20, 2023

Roee Idan – Photographer for Israeli newspaper Ynet.

Mohammed Ali – Al-Shabab Radio (Youth Radio).

October 19, 2023

Khalil Abu Aathra – Videographer for Al-Aqsa TV.

October 18, 2023

Sameeh Al-Nady – Director for Al-Aqsa TV.

October 17, 2023

Mohammad Balousha – Palestine Today.

Issam Bhar – Al-Aqsa TV.

October 16, 2023

Abdulhadi Habib – Al-Manara News Agency and HQ News Agency.

October 14, 2023

Yousef Maher Dawas – Contributing writer for Palestine Chronicle.

October 13, 2023

Salam Mema – Freelance journalist.

Husam Mubarak – Al Aqsa Radio

Issam Abdallah — Beirut-based videographer for Reuters.

October 12, 2023

Ahmed Shehab – Sowt Al-Asra Radio.

October 11, 2023

Mohamed Fayez Abu Matar – Freelance photojournalist

October 10, 2023

Saeed al-Taweel – Editor-in-chief of Al-Khamsa News website.

Mohammed Sobh – Photographer from Khabar news agency.

Hisham Alnwajha – Khabar news agency.

October 8, 2023

Assaad Shamlakh – Freelance journalist.

October 7, 2023

Shai Regev – An editor for Hebrew daily TMI.

Ayelet Arnin – Israel Broadcasting Corporation Kan.

Yaniv Zohar – Israeli photographer.

Mohammad Al-Salhi – Photojournalist for Fourth Authority news agency.

Mohammad Jarghoun – Smart Media.

Ibrahim Mohammad Lafi – Photographer for Ain Media.

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