Leila Alaoui


Age: 33

French-Moroccan photographer whose photographs chronicled the themes of migration, cultural identity, and displacement who had been on assignment in Burkina Faso for Amnesty International for less than a week working on a series of photographs focused on women's rights.

Cause of Death: Heart attack due to injuries suffered in a terrorist attack

Born: July 10, 1982

Died: January 18, 2016

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso