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Alexandra Zavis

Alexandra Zavis is a writer and editor on the Los Angeles Times' Foreign Desk who has reported from more than 40 countries. She spent a decade with the Associated Press, covering Liberia, Sierra Leone, Congo, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan, among other war-torn places. Since joining The Times in 2006, she has served as a Baghdad correspondent and as a California reporter covering poverty and veterans issues. She is a recipient of the American Academy of Diplomacy’s Arthur Ross Award for distinguished reporting on foreign affairs and was part of teams of reporters awarded the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award for foreign correspondence and APME's International Perspective Award. She is a graduate of Oxford University and City University in London.
Israel shoots to wound, not kill. That has led to a wave of amputations in Gaza

Israeli forces have shot thousands of Gazans during two months of protests. Many face life-long disabilities. At least 28 have had limbs amputated, a figure doctors warn could grow threefold, simply because the enclave’s hospitals are collapsing and can't handle the massive trauma load.

En Gaza, un niño amputado de 12 años se aferra a su sueño de ser futbolista

Abdel-Rahman Nofal soñaba con ser un jugador de fútbol. Luego, el niño de 12 años perdió una pierna en las protestas en la frontera de Gaza con Israel.

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