Reporters sans Frontieres calls upon the International Criminal Court to determine whether Israeli air strikes on a Gaza building housing media outlets constituted a war crime.
With governments taking advantage of the virus to clamp down on reporters' access to information, the pandemic has also seen a decline in public trust.
Reporters Without Borders annual report says at least 84 percent of those killed this year were “deliberately targeted” for their work, up from 63 percent in 2019.
65 journalists and media workers were killed worldwide this year. Among them were 50 professional reporters, the lowest toll in 14 years. The most dangerous country for journalists is Syria, which has seen 12 reporters killed.
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