Photographer Hassan Eslaiah (Photograph), hired by vehicles such as CNN It is Associated Press (AP) to cover the war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, appeared in photos together with Yahya Sinwar, the leader of the terrorist group Hamas inside the Gaza Strip. This Thursday, the 9th, after questions arose about the work of photographers and selfie which illustrates this matter come to light, the CNN announced that he has severed all professional ties with Elsaiah.
This Wednesday, the 8th, the NGO HonestReporting released a document commenting on the ethical issues involved in the work of photojournalists in this war. According to the organization, these professionals were on the morning of October 7 positioned next to the fences to document the invasion of Hamas terrorists into Israeli territory.
That day, Elsaiah recorded videos of terrorists in Israeli territory and a burning tank. At this time, he was not wearing a press vest and was not identified as a journalist. Even so, the CNN and the AP bought and disseminated their images.
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