Salam Mema

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Salam Mema, a 32-year-old freelance Palestinian journalist and head of the Women Journalists Committee at the Palestinian Media Assembly, an organization committed to advancing media work for Palestinian journalists, was killed when her home in the Jabalia camp, situated in the northern Gaza Strip, was hit by an Israeli airstrike, according to the  Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, the Palestinian Authority’s official news agency, Wafa, and the coalition Women In Journalism.

CPJ’s database of journalists killed in the Israel-Gaza war is based on preliminary reporting from the region and will be updated as more information becomes available. You can find a current list of journalist casualties in the war here.