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Al Jazeera’s Gaza bureau chief Wael Dahdouh in Qatar for medical therapy | Israel Warfare on Gaza Information


Dahdouh was injured in an Israeli strike in December that killed Al Jazeera cameraperson Samer Abudaqa.

Al Jazeera’s Gaza bureau chief Wael Dahdouh is in Qatar for medical therapy after being wounded in an Israeli assault whereas reporting on the battle.

Dahdouh – who has been the face of Al Jazeera Arabic’s protection of Israel’s struggle on Gaza – arrived within the Qatari capital, Doha, on Tuesday night time, through Egypt.

He was wounded in an Israeli drone strike in December during which Al Jazeera Arabic’s cameraperson Samer Abudaqa was killed whereas they had been reporting in southern Gaza.

Dahdouh, who left the besieged enclave for the primary time because the present Israeli-Palestinian battle began in October, misplaced his spouse Amna, son Mahmoud, daughter Sham and grandson Adam in October after an Israeli air raid hit the house they had been sheltering in on the Nuseirat refugee camp, after being displaced from their home in Gaza Metropolis.

Earlier this month, the 53-year-old veteran journalist’s eldest son, Hamza, additionally an Al Jazeera journalist, was killed by an Israeli missile strike in Khan Younis, southern Gaza.

Regardless of his immense private loss, Dahdouh has comforted his household, mates and colleagues and continued to show to the cameras to report with steadfastness in regards to the catastrophic scenario in Gaza.

“The associated fee could be very excessive, however on the finish of the day, we ask ourselves, ‘What’s the different choice?’,” he advised US broadcaster NBC in an interview on Sunday.

“We sit in our properties, ready for missiles to land. Go away this job, surrender this humanitarian message that we delivered? That is undoubtedly not an choice,” Dahdouh mentioned.

As he laid Hamza to relaxation, he famous that he was certainly one of many in Gaza bidding farewells to their family members and pledged to stay on his path of exhibiting the world what is going on in Gaza.

The Al Jazeera Media Community strongly condemned the assault that killed Hamza, in addition to Mustafa Thuraya, one other of the community’s journalists. The checklist of Al Jazeera journalists and workers who’ve died or misplaced members of their households has been rising.

Practically 100 journalists have been killed in Gaza since October. Knowledge from the Committee to Defend Journalists (CPJ) reveals that extra journalists had been killed within the first 10 weeks of the battle than have ever been killed in a single nation over a complete yr.

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