Journalists : shielded from the dangers of war in their pursuit of the truth ?
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South african yearbook of international law, 34, 2009, p. 70-100
This piece seeks to unpack these questions by exploring the current protection afforded journalists under both general international law and IHL (Part I); the IHL status of journalists (both those embedded in the military and those reporting as freelance / independent journalists) (Part II); targeting decisions involving journalists (Part III); and the obligations under IHL upon those who capture and detain journalists (Part IV).
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