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Female journalists speak from Gaza front lines

Journalists in Gaza, including many women reporters, remained dedicated to their work documenting violations against civilians despite the dangers and difficulties they faced.
A ball of fire erupts from the Jala Tower as it is destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on May 15, 2021. The 13-floor Jala Tower housed the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera news and the Associated Press news agency.

During the fourth war on Gaza, female Palestinian journalists left their mark on the images and reports from the field. The Israeli shelling threatened both their homes and the media institutions they worked for.

After Israeli struck the offices of about 20 media organizations in the Gaza Strip, Reporters Without Borders called on the International Criminal Court to investigate the destruction of press offices and determine whether the shelling amounted to a war crime.

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