Sanaa Kamal , Zaher Gghoul Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul

Sana Kamal is a journalist based in Gaza, with experience in photography and broadcast. She is a reporter for the Lebanese newspaper Al akhbar and Zamn Press agency and also works as a fixer for various international reporters and journalists. She also shoots video with DSLR cameras. Her videos were featured on AJ+ and Zoomin online Tv.

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Graduation Day: Teenage Hamas Fighter...
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

17,000 teenagers graduated from a Hamas youth camp after receiving military training. Khalil Hayyeh, a Hamas official, said in a statement that these young men will be the nucleus of a force that will liberate Palestine from Israeli occupation.

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Mentally Disabled and Chained in Gaza
Beit Hanoun
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip

21-year-old Jamil Attia Za’anin is one of thousands of Gazans who’s home was destroyed in the 2014 summer war with Israel. However, Jamil’s case is particularly bad as he suffers from a neurological disorder that has left him severely mentally disabled. Jamil now lives in a shack with his family with no access to proper healthcare. In fact, his disability itself is symptomatic of the living conditions in Gaza, as it is a result of substandard healthcare in the coastal enclave.

Jamil now spends his days chained in front of his temporary home because there is nowhere for him to go and his family fears he may run away. His younger brother Mohammad is also mentally disabled, albeit to less severe degree. The family’s situation is particularly desperate as their father Attaya is too old to work. Left with no working age males in the family, they are forced to rely on food handouts from the United Nations. The family now spends their days salvaging the rubble from their destroyed home, struggling to find enough money to eat, and trying to keep their two disabled boys safe and healthy.

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 18
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 22
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 17
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 16
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 14
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 15
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 13
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 21
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 20
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 12
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 24
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 23
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 11
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 19
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 09
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 10
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 08
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 01
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 06
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 07
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 05
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 04
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 25
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 03
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
29 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Hamas Teenage Recruits 02
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
28 Jan 2015

Teenagers demonstrate military skills during a ceremony for graduation from a Hamas training camp in Yarmouk stadium in Gaza. January 29, 2015. Photo by Sanaa Kamal/Transterra Media

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 21
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil Attia Za'anin with his mother Donia Za'anin. Jamil, 21, developed a spinal condition 16 years ago when he was just a child. Poor healthcare infrastructure in Gaza meant that doctors could not properly treat Jamil, so the disease spread to his brain, leaving him handicapped. Jamil lives with his ten family members in a shack in the town of Beit Hanoun in the north of the Gaza Strip. He has a younger brother Mohammed, 19, who is also handicapped and the family's situation was made even worse after their house was destroyed in the recent war with Israel.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 16
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
22 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil's family are afraid that he will run away from home and get lost in the streets, where he would be subjected to harassment by children and adults, so they keep him chained up at all times. Jamil's mother Donia Za'anin, 52, says that her son suffers from a severe neurological disorder. She fears that he might escape as he can walk for hours without tiring.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 17
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil with his younger brother Mohammed. Whenever Mohammad tries taking with Jamil they almost always end up in a quarrel. The brothers do not get along particularly well, so the family keep them separated.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 18
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil's family are afraid that he will run away from home and get lost in the streets, where he would be subjected to harassment by children and adults, so they keep him chained up at all times. Jamil's mother Donia Za'anin, 52, says that her son suffers from a severe neurological disorder. She fears that he might escape as he can walk for hours without tiring.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 19
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil's family are afraid that he will run away from home and get lost in the streets, where he would be subjected to harassment by children and adults, so they keep him chained up at all times. Jamil's mother Donia Za'anin, 52, says that her son suffers from a severe neurological disorder. She fears that he might escape as he can walk for hours without tiring.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 20
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil's family are afraid that he will run away from home and get lost in the streets, where he would be subjected to harassment by children and adults, so they keep him chained up at all times. Jamil's mother Donia Za'anin, 52, says that her son suffers from a severe neurological disorder. She fears that he might escape as he can walk for hours without tiring.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 12
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
22 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

During the war Atteya and his family left their house in Beit Hanoun and came back to find it completely destroyed. Atteya's situation is extremely difficult as he is too old to work and so relies on handouts from donors, such as UNRWA, to provide food for his family.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 11
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
22 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Ateyah Zaanin, 60, and his son Mohammed amongst the rubble of their house. They are waiting to be rehoused in a caravan because their house was destroyed in the recent war with Israel. Ateyah and his family are in a difficult situation. He is too old to work and two of his sons are handicapped and require constant care. The unemployment rate in the Gaza Strip is estimated to be around 65% as announced by the Center for Statistics.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 13
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

During the war Atteya and his family left their house in Beit Hanoun and came back to find it completely destroyed. Atteya's situation is extremely difficult as he is too old to work and so relies on handouts from donors, such as UNRWA, to provide food for his family.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 14
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil's sister Shereen, 19, is a student at Alquds University in Gaza. She hopes to continue her studies but also wants to help her family to live a normal life.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 15
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Jamil's brother Mohammed, 19, is also handicapped but with a less severe condition. He is free during the day but when night falls his family tie up his feet for fear that he will escape from his home and get lost in the streets.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 08
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
21 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Ateyah Zaanin, 60, amongst the rubble of his family home. He and his family are waiting to be rehoused in a caravan because their house was destroyed in the recent war with Israel. Ateyah and his family are in a difficult situation. He is too old to work and two of his sons are handicapped and require constant care. The unemployment rate in the Gaza Strip is estimated to be around 65% as announced by the Center for Statistics.

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Handicapped in the rubble of gaza 10
Gaza
By Sanaa Kamal , Zaher ghoul
22 Oct 2014

October 22, 2014
Gaza, Palestine

Ateyah Zaanin, 60, and his son Mohammed amongst the rubble of their house. They are waiting to be rehoused in a caravan because their house was destroyed in the recent war with Israel. Ateyah and his family are in a difficult situation. He is too old to work and two of his sons are handicapped and require constant care. The unemployment rate in the Gaza Strip is estimated to be around 65% as announced by the Center for Statistics.