Mohamed Amin

Aug 29, 1943 - Nov 23, 1996

Mohamed "Mo" Amin MBE was a Kenyan photojournalist.
Amin's filming of Michael Buerk's report of the 1984 Ethiopian famine brought international attention to the crisis and eventually helped start the charity wave that resulted in Live Aid concerts.
Amin died in November 1996 when his flight Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 was hijacked and crashed into the Indian Ocean near Grande Comore.
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