Ali Hassan al-Jaber
|Ali Hassan al-Jaber|
|Born||12 December 1955|
|Died||12 March 2011
|Education||M.A. Cinematography, Academy of Arts, Egypt|
|Years active||Over 20 years|
He was the first foreign journalist killed during the Libyan civil war in 2011. Three other foreign photojournalists were killed in Libya while covering the war. Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed in Misrata. Anton Hammerl was killed outside of Brega.
His last assignment was covering the 2011 Libyan civil war. He was shot in Suluq while returning to the eastern city of Benghazi after filing a report. His colleague, Naser al-Hadar, was also shot. Al-Jaber was sent to a hospital but did not survive.
- Libya Live Blog - March 13
- Wells, Matt (14 March 2011). "Al-Jazeera cameraman chased and shot dead by Gaddafi regime supporters". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 14 March 2011.
- "Oscar-nominated war photographer Tim Hetherington killed in Libya mortar attack by Gaddafi's troops". Daily Mail (London). 21 April 2011.
- Aislinn Laing. 2011. "Libya: London-based photographer killed by Gaddafi troops." The Telegraph (UK), 20 May. Retrieved 27 October 2011 [Libya: London-based photographer killed by Gaddafi troops The Telegraph] (UK)
- "Yes Ali Hassan Al Jaber is Qatari. Born in 1955. Worked for Qatar TV in Doha for over 20 years before joining Al Jazeera". Huffington Post.
- Ali Hassan al-Jaber - Al-Jazeera Committee to Protect Journalists . Retrieved on October 16, 2011.
- "Al Jazeera: Cameraman Ali Hassan Al-Jaber Killed In Libya Ambush". Huffington Post. 12 March 2011.
- BBC Mundo - Últimas Noticias - Muere un camarógrafo de Al Yazira en Libia
- Lucas, Ryan; el Deeb, Sarah (12 March 2011). "Al-Jazeera says cameraman killed in eastern Libya". The Washington Post. Retrieved 14 March 2011.