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Ahmed Alsammak

Ahmed Alsammak


Ahmed Alsammak is a Palestinian journalist from Gaza where he covered the last three Israeli wars on Gaza. His works are published in The Intercept, Middle East Eye, and other outlets. He is currently based in Dublin where he is pursuing an MBA. Ahmed was a project assistant at We Are Not Numbers (WANN), a youth-led Palestinian nonprofit project in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli bombs instead of calls to prayer. Ghost towns instead of busy markets. Grief instead of joy. Palestinians mourn the Gaza we lost, writes Ahmed Alsammak.

02 April, 2024

Images of civilian casualties and infrastructure damage dominated the news screens as Gazans attempted to survive Israel's most recent onslaught. Yet, the war has left an indelible, lingering print on Gaza's mental health, with little remedy.

23 July, 2021