A few nice news in social media images I found:
Layal Nejib, the 23 years old photo journalist, took this last photo just before she was assassinated by the Indiscriminate Destruction Forces
Layal Najib was not a war journalist, she covered social/artistic events for a local magazine. She lived with her family in the south and being in the middle of the Israeli mayhem she was photographing some of the fantastic feats of the aggression until some Indiscriminate Destruction Forces pilot decided otherwise… sadly
It’s not a novelty that the Indiscriminate Destruction Forces target journalists and media. They bombed most transmission stations used by lebanese TV stations and fired on several media crews. Not to forget their actions in Palestine for the last 6 years.
TYRE, Lebanon (AP) – Israeli warplanes hit a convoy of people fleeing their homes in southern Lebanon Sunday, killing three refugees in a minibus and a journalist racing to cover their flight.
Lebanese Red Cross ambulances were on the road with the group of about 70 people fleeing Tairi, a village in the heart of the war zone at the border the Israeli military had ordered evacuated a day earlier.
The convoy was heading to the port of Tyre on the Mediterranean coast and was seven miles from the city when missiles hit the minibus, the ambulance drivers told journalists.
Three people in the van were killed and 16 wounded, said Hassan Nasreddine, said a Red Cross doctor. The doctor said a large hole had been punched in the minibus’ roof.
The ambulances rushed the wounded to hospitals in Tyre, one of them carrying bandaged and bleeding children in the front seat.
A photographer, Layal Nejib, working for a Lebanese magazine was killed when her taxi was hit by shrapnel as she neared the convoy, security officials said.
The 23-year-old Nejib was the first journalist killed in Israel’s offensive to push back Hezbollah guerrillas who captured two Israeli soldiers and killed eight others on July 12.
Her driver survived, the officials said.
FJ Issues New Warnings Over Safety After Lebanese Photographer Dies in Bomb Blast
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today renewed its call to combatants on both sides of the Israeli-Lebanese conflict to protect journalists after a Lebanese photographer was killed when an Israeli missile exploded near her taxi.
“The tragic death of this young journalist illustrates once again the priority that must be given to protecting media staff covering armed conflicts,” said IFJ General Secretary Aidan White. “This conflict is daily becoming more dangerous for media staff. Again we appeal to all sides to recognise that journalists are non-combatants who must be allowed to do their jobs safely without fear of being targeted.”
Layal Nejib, aged 23, was killed on Sunday in southern Lebanon after a missile explosion. She worked for Al-Jaras magazine as well as other media outlets. She is the second media staffer to be killed in the region since tensions reignited.
Israeli air raids on Saturday hit transmission stations used by several Lebanese television channels and killed media worker Suleiman Chidiac, a technician working for the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC). Two others were wounded in the strikes when relay stations for Future TV, Hezbollah-run Al-Manar television and LBC, the nation’s leading private network, were attacked by Israeli bombs.
Last week, Israeli forces fired on a news crew of TV satellite channel Al Jazeera and injured technician Wael Tantous.
“We are calling on both the Israelis and Hezbollah to respect the rights of journalists to cover this story and to make sure that no other media staff will lose their lives for reporting on the conflict,” White said. “The Israeli government must make a full investigation into recent attacks on journalists, to ensure that this does not happen again and that anyone targeting journalists is held accountable.”
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