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UN debate on protection of journalists

The United Nations Security Council has discussed violence against journalists who report from war zones

UN debate on protection of journalists
The United Nations Security Council has discussed violence against journalists who report from war zones. The Security Council heard four journalists speak on the unprecedented level of violence leveled against reporters and photojournalists covering conflict, most recently while covering Syria's civil war. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
Agence France Press Somalia correspondent Mustafa Hajji Abdinur, (centre), and Guardian journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad (right), attended the United Nations Security Council meeting addressing violence against journalists. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo of the United States spoke during the debate. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
The United Nations Security Council has discussed violence against journalists who report from war zones. The Security Council heard four journalists speak on the unprecedented level of violence leveled against reporters and photojournalists covering conflict, most recently while covering Syria's civil war. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
Getty Images Vice President Aidan Sullivan attended the meeting. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
Associated Press executive editor Kathleen Carroll was also in attendance. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
NBC correspondent Richard Engel (right), also attended the United Nations Security Council meeting. (Getty Images)
UN debate on protection of journalists
The United Nations Security Council has discussed violence against journalists who report from war zones. The Security Council heard four journalists speak on the unprecedented level of violence leveled against reporters and photojournalists covering conflict, most recently while covering Syria's civil war. (Getty Images)