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MEMO’s Mohammed Asad wins photography award

MEMO photographer Mohammed Asad’s photo of Dalia Khalifa won an award last week at a competition organised by the UN.

Mohammed Asad‘Unbreakable’ – is the photo of 9yr old Dalia Khalifa, taken at Al-Shifa Hospital on Aug 9th, 2014. Dalia was badly injured in an Israeli air strike during Operation ‘Protective Edge’.

‘Unbreakable’ is the Grand Jury Winner in the photography competition, organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Middle East and North Africa (UN OCHA).

During Operation ‘Protective Edge’, Asad’s home in Shujaiyeh was bombed and destroyed by Israeli forces. Luckily, he and his family were unharmed.

'Unbreakable' - Mohammed Asad

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