More than one journalist dies every day in the Gaza Strip due to the ongoing Israeli bombing, according to reports from various organizations that protect journalistic work.
For example, the Committee to Protect Journalists has confirmed the killing of 36 Palestinian journalists, four Israelis and one Lebanese since October 7, 2023. Journalists are not safe anywhere, not even in their designated press tents, nor indoors. Its media buildings, according to the same organization. On the other hand, the Israeli army informed Agence France-Presse and Reuters that it would not guarantee the safety of any of its correspondents in Gaza, according to what was reported by the international media agency France 24.
Last night in New York City, we joined a poignant vigil to express solidarity and mourn the journalists killed in… #Israel_Gaza_War – At least 37 so far. We are very grateful to @NY_PHOTOGRAPHER And colleagues for organization and support #Freedom of the press.
— Committee to Protect Journalists (@pressfreedom) November 7, 2023
The constant bombings are not the only obstacle facing reporters. The interruption of Internet access and power outages greatly affects the practice of their journalistic work.
Reporters Without Borders denounced the killing of nine Palestinian journalists before the International Criminal Court, describing them as war crimes.
November 7, 2023 marks one month since the escalation of the conflict between Israel and the terrorist Hamas movement. The clashes began after the extremist group’s incursion into Israel. The attack occurred At the Nova Festival, which was held in a rural agricultural area near the border between Gaza and Israel. Hamas killed and took hostages in a coordinated attack. Since then, clashes have increased.
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