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Attacks on Journalists in South Lebanon

21 December 2023

Attacks on Journalists in South Lebanon

Attacks on Journalists in South Lebanon

Amidst rising tensions along the Lebanon-Israel border over past weeks, many journalists were killed and others were injured while reporting on the escalating border situation.

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, at least 63 journalists and media workers have been confirmed killed since October 7.  

The latest publication from Diakonia IHL Syria Regional Desk provides a preliminary legal analysis within the framework of international humanitarian law (IHL), grounded in accessible open-source information, on the potential violations of the protection of journalists and media personnel covering the intensifying tensions along the Lebanese-Israeli border as of November 28, 2023. 

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