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Gianluca Costantini
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Israel’s War on Journalists in Gaza Is a War on the Truth

The text I wrote for Democracy In Exile – DAWN

Journalists are supposed to be protected under international law. The Geneva Conventions were updated in 1977, following the Vietnam War, to expressly declare that journalists covering armed conflicts must be considered civilians and protected as such. Without journalists, we would not know the full scope of war—from the counter-narrative of the Spanish Civil War and the various horrors of World War II, to what was really happening on the ground in Vietnam and, later, in Iraq.

Every time a journalist is killed in war, a piece of truth is taken away from us. Continue

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