ABC News’ N.J. Burkett Twitters Gaza

ABC News’ N.J. Burkett has been twittering his reports on Gaza and posting some photos of his experiences on Flickr through the Eyewitness News Photo stream.Since Israel is not allowing international journalists from entering the conflict zone, the New Jersey native has been reporting from the Gaza-Egypt border.ABC News is saying Burkett is the only local reporter there.

His latest Tweet: Just filed the report for EWN at 5PM. Seeing the Palestinian civilians in the hospitals has been very moving. Doctors moved to tears.

Here are some of his reports.

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About Rima Abdelkader

Rima Abdelkader is currently pursuing a Masters degree at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. She previously worked as a print journalist at the United Nations covering the U.N. and international affairs. Prior to working at the U.N., Rima interned for NBC, CNN's Diplomatic License with host Richard Roth and with MediaGlobal at the United Nations. Rima is an active member of the student affairs committee of the New York Women in Communications and a student liaison officer of the Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association. She received her B.B.A. in Marketing with a specialization in Management and Political Science at Pace University magna cum laude and gave the commencement address at her graduation. In her last year at Pace, she spent her spring break in the hurricane-ravaged city of New Orleans assisting with the rebuilding effort and gave a report back on the WB11 Morning News in NY. She can be reached at rima.abdelkader@gmail.com.

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