Source of Influence: Media
Status: Featured in current year
An award-winning journalist, Mohammed Omer has been credited with reporting on the crisis in Gaza for major media outlets. He was raised in Rafah refugee camp and despite calamities faced by his family, his father was imprisoned, his teenage brother was killed, his mother was injured in a demolition, he dedicates himself to journalism and reporting on the crisis. He is the recipient of the 2008 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.