Youmna ElSayed

Gaza Strip correspondent Al Jazeera English

Youmna ElSayed is Gaza Strip correspondent for Al Jazeera English. An Egyptian-Palestinian journalist, she pursued journalism as a desire and a passion rather than as a component of her academic education. Over the past eight years, she has worked for different international news outlets. Her main motivation has always been to convey the human stories of the people and be a voice for the voiceless. Youmna has lived for the last ten years in Gaza and is the mother of four children. She has raised awareness of the difficulties, sufferings, and obstacles faced by the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation.

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