Mystery ‘Woman in Black’ dubbed ‘Gaza ghost’


The mysterious woman in black, who finished her journey across the United States last week, is still fascinating many social media users who suspect she is linked to the escalating conflict in Gaza.

Responding to the hashtag #womaninblack, one twitter user wrote on his personal account: “People are talking about a mysterious #WomanInBlack.. Does it have anything to do with #Gaza?”



Another user ‏@dogmaticfan questioned “is it Hamas?” while another user described her as “The #gaza strip ghost”

One user even asked: “Is it true that the #WomanInBlack walks for murdered Muslims all around the world? #USA #Gaza #GazaUnderAttack #SupportGaza #BoycottIsrael.”



Meanwhile, some other media users speculate that the woman in black may be a Muslim.
@Othmanbay described her as the “#Muslim woman wearing black abaya,” while Rich Gillis, a Facebook user simply questioned if she was a Muslim given her black attire and veil.

Despite seeking anonymity, the woman in black who ended her journey last week when she arrived in Winchester, Virginia gathered a fan base across the world.

A Facebook page called “Where is the woman in black?” was launched last month and has more than 77.000 followers.

The woman dressed in fluttering black robes and veils became a social media phenomenon several weeks ago when she started wandering across the United States.

During her trip, social media lit up with users documenting sightings of her in different parts of the United States.

The woman, who is reportedly a widow and a mother of two, is a devout Christian and a U.S. army veteran, according to the Australian daily newspaper the Sydney Morning Herald.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:43 - GMT 06:43