Motaz Azaiza crowned 'Man of the Year' for fearless journalism in Gaza

05:35 PM | 24 Nov, 2023
Motaz Azaiza crowned 'Man of the Year' for fearless journalism in Gaza
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In the midst of the enduring shadows of conflict in Gaza, Motaz Azaiza has emerged as a symbol of unparalleled courage and journalistic integrity. His relentless pursuit of truth in the face of adversity has earned him admiration and acclaim from individuals around the globe.

GQ Middle East has bestowed upon Azaiza the title of 'Man of the Year,' honouring his fearlessness during the Israeli bombing of Gaza and other occupied Palestinian territories. Journalists and people worldwide have recognized his willingness to risk his life while upholding the principles of responsible journalism.

"Motaz has illuminated Gaza in the darkest times with his unwavering commitment to truth," remarks Ahmed Shihab Eldin, echoing the sentiments of many who have been inspired by Azaiza's steadfast reporting. In a region plagued by conflict, Motaz has become synonymous with resilience, embodying the indomitable spirit of Gaza's struggle.

Khaled Beydoun observes, "What makes this moment unprecedented are voices like Motaz," underscoring the significance of Azaiza's role in shaping global perceptions of Gaza's plight. Motaz's reporting has transcended boundaries, serving as a testament to the resilience and fortitude of the Palestinian people.

Praise for Azaiza reverberates through diverse voices. Lowkey stated, "Long live Motaz Azaiza. History will remember his name," emphasizing the enduring impact of his unwavering dedication to truth-telling in challenging circumstances.

Mona Chalabi acknowledges, "What Motaz and other Palestinian journalists are doing is much more powerful." Their courageous reporting motivates action, compelling the world to acknowledge the human dimension of the conflicts in Gaza.

Reflecting on Azaiza's impact, Huda Kattan emphasizes, "Motaz gives us all the power to really stand up". In an era marked by darkness, his courageous reporting illuminates the humanity within the chaos, prompting introspection and empathy.

Azaiza's unwavering commitment to truth and his resilience amidst adversity continue to reshape perceptions and inspire action. As the world witnesses his dedication, Motaz stands as a testament to the unwavering spirit that refuses to be silenced amidst conflict and turmoil. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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