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Vigil for slain journalists in Israel-Hamas conflict

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | A vigil was held Mon., Nov. 6, at Foley Square near City Hall in tribute to the fallen journalists in the Israel-Gaza War that broke out after Hamas’s brutal Oct. 7 terrorist attack.

At the time of the Lower Manhattan vigil, one month into the conflict, at least 36 journalists had been killed, including 31 Palestinians, four Israelis and one Lebanese. In addition, eight journalists had been injured and three were reported missing.

As of Nov. 13, the journalists death toll had reportedly increased to 42, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

(Photo by Q. Sakamaki)
(Photo by Q. Sakamaki)
(Photo by Q. Sakamaki)
(Photo by Q. Sakamaki)

Some of the Israeli journalists who lost their lives were at the Supernova music festival that Hamas terrorists attacked on 10/7.

Most of the slain Palestinian journalists died in Israeli air strikes.

The International Journalists Association is calling on Israel to protect journalists.


  1. BCapoNYC BCapoNYC November 15, 2023

    Thank you Village Sun for covering this, and bringing this to our attention. Horrors. Our truth seekers!
    Damn world is a bloody mess & there is no right or wrong or left or right when there’s DEAD BODIES. STOP THE MADNESS. Pray for Peace & Freedom

  2. clayton patterson clayton patterson November 14, 2023

    Sensitive and beautiful photos by Q Sakamaki

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