{"id":"22","title":"Khalil Hamra","description":"Khalil Hamra a photographer based in Rafah covers the southern Gaza Strip for the Associated Press. Born in Kuwait 1979 to Palestinian parents, Khalil grew up in Qatar, Egypt and Palestine. He settled in Rafah (Gaza Strip) in 1995 and joined the Islamic University in Gaza in 1997 till his graduation from the Faculty of Journalism in 2001. At the beginning of the ongoing uprising (the 2nd Intifada) Khalil worked as a trainee photojournalist for a local press office for a year. In 2002 Khalil began his career as a photojournalist, freelancing with the Associated Press news agency, covering events in southern Gaza Strip. Khalil continues covering the Intifada for the Associated Press where his images are published regularly in major newspapers and magazines worldwide.\r
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Exhibitions:\r
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VISA pour L'image Perpignan, France, \"Associated Press - The Intifada\" 2004. (group)\r
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Awards:\r
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Editor & Publisher Award 2004, 2nd prize for the coverage of an Israeli tank strike \r
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