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50+ Broadcast Journalists Call on Israel & Egypt for Access to Gaza

HeadlineFeb 28, 2024

In media news, more than 50 prominent broadcast journalists have signed an open letter calling for “unfettered access” to Gaza. Signatories on the letter included journalists from the BBC, NBC, Sky News, CNN, ABC and CBS. In the letter, they wrote, “We call on the government of Israel to openly state its permission for international journalists to operate in Gaza and for the Egyptian authorities to allow international journalists access to the Rafah Crossing.” Almost no international journalists have been allowed inside Gaza except when embedded with the Israeli military. For the past five months, the world has relied on the reporting of Palestinian journalists, who have been killed by Israeli forces in record numbers — by one count, over 125 journalists have lost their lives in Gaza.

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