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Hashem Ghazal, Leading Figure in Palestine’s Deaf Community, Killed with Wife in Israeli Airstrike

HeadlineMay 14, 2024

As the death toll in Gaza tops 35,000, Palestinians mourned on Monday the killing of Hashem Ghazal, a disability rights advocate who was known as Gaza’s “Godfather of the Deaf.” Hashem Ghazal was killed in an Israeli airstrike along with his wife. They had nine children, seven of whom were reportedly severely injured in the strike.

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