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Belestia Hossam Kamel Al-Akkad

Sector : Media, Journalists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 2001
  • Age: 23
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Belestia Hossam Kamel Al-Akkad (December 10, 2001) is a Palestinian journalist , born in Gaza , who obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Mediterranean University in Turkish Cyprus . She speaks English fluently, which helped her spread and communicate the image of what is happening in the Gaza Strip to the world more easily. 

Before the Palestinian-Israeli war , Belestia was publishing videos about travel and the places she visits, but after October 7, 2023, her Instagram page, which is followed by more than 2 million people, turned into a news page documenting the massacres and destruction caused by the Israeli Air Force in the Gaza Strip, so much so that the press The foreign woman published her videos and photos on pages such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Independent .

In an interview she conducted with The GB News Breakfast Show about talking about the situation in Gaza and how to stay safe, she said that there is no safe place in Gaza, and even the press helmet does not protect journalists, and she now knows how her grandfather felt during the Nakba of 1948 , which led to the displacement of Palestinians from their homes. And Israel's occupation of Palestine. 



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