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27 February 2024

Unprecedented journalist death toll in Israel-Gaza war

According to the CPJ, at least 88 journalists and media workers have been confirmed dead as of February 27, including 81 Palestinian, 4 Israeli, and 3 Lebanese.

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11 February 2024

Death, exhaustion and suspicion: AFP journalists on the horrors of Gaza

Every day since October 7, AFP's team of journalists in Gaza have been risking their lives to cover a war that has shaken the world. They have all had to flee their homes, working without respite in the shadow of death in a territory they are not allowed to leave.

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8 February 2024

When all else fails. INSI First Aid guide for journalists in a war zone

Understanding the basics of emergency medical care and carrying a trauma kit are the most fundamental needs of journalists in war zones. That all of our colleagues should be properly trained and equipped is at the heart of INSI’s mission.

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31 January 2024

Killing the Messenger 2023

INSI's annual report of media casualties, Killing the Messenger 2023, is out now.
As the toxicity of the public discourse about the Israeli and Palestinian issue clouds pretty much everything, we risk losing perspective as to why we keep and publish this tally of dead journalists in the first place.

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20 December 2023

INSI Annual Report 2023

This year we marked INSI’s 20th anniversary. It now feels like a small miracle that we managed to squeeze in a proper in-person celebration in London, attended by INSI’s 50 member organisations and other allies, just before the awful events of October 7th.

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15 December 2023

INSI joins call for an end to killing of journalists in Gaza

INSI has joined a coalition of 2000+ journalists, media workers and organisations calling for an end to the killing of journalists in Gaza and the wider region, and for the protection of all journalists by all parties.

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11 December 2023

Seventeen journalists killed in Ukraine war

Covering the war in Ukraine is taking a horrific toll on journalists and media workers both local and international. The number of deaths and disappearances among Ukrainian and independent journalists, in particular, has been utterly devastating.

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21 November 2023

INSI AGM to be held online on Dec 12

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of the International News Safety Institute (INSI) will take place online on 12 December 2023, at 1pm.

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2 November 2023

INSI marks 20 years of keeping journalists safe

For two decades now, the International News Safety Institute has worked tirelessly to protect journalists and their ability to report on the most important and difficult stories around the world.

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2 November 2023

Deadly month for journalists in a fragile world

At least 31 journalists have been killed so far in the war between Israel and Hamas, and many more have been wounded, imprisoned or gone missing, writes director general of Swedish Radio and INSI board member Cilla Benkö on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.

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