The Candelaria church at sunset in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 16, 2017. A Brazilian radio host was shot in a drive-by attack in Rondônia state on April 20, 2018, according to reports. (AFP/Leo Correa)
Brazilian radio host shot in drive-by attack
Passengers walk along a platform carrying luggage at a railway station in New Delhi, India in April 2018. Two unidentified persons on April 17 threw a gasoline bomb at the house of Patricia Mukhim, editor of the local Shillong Times newspaper, according to reports. (Reuters/Saumya Khandelwal)
In India, gasoline-filled bottle thrown at journalist's home
A view of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, in October 2017. Police are investigating the death of a journalist found stabbed outside his home in the city. (AFP/Issouf Sanogo)
Journalist found stabbed and killed in Liberia
Fans watch the Rio Olympic Games soccer match between Brazil and Germany in August 2016. Brazil’s female sports journalists are campaigning for an end to the harassment they face covering matches. (AFP/Tasso Marcelo)
Brazil's 'Let her do her job' campaign demands respect for female sports reporters
Skyscrapers at the business and financial districts are seen from the old city in Istanbul, Turkey August 22, 2017. Turkey has continued its crackdown on the media. (Reuters/Murad Sezer)
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of April 9, 2018
Riot police prepare ahead of civilian protests in Kinshasa. Journalists covering unrest in the DRC risk being detained, attacked, or harassed. (Reuters/Kenny Katombe)
Journalists covering unrest in the DRC face arrests, assault, and internet shutdowns
Journalists and protesters hold placards outside an Istanbul court on October 31, 2017, calling for the release of jailed colleagues, including Turkish reporter Ahmet Şık. Turkey is the worst jailer of journalists in 2017. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Record number of journalists jailed as Turkey, China, Egypt pay scant price for repression
A vigil in Sliema, Malta, for Daphne Caruana Galizia, a critical blogger killed in a car bombing in October 2017. (AFP/Matthew Mirabelli)
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Israel must review IDF policy on protests, journalists after Gaza killing

CPJ calls on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to review military policy on mass protests and the press and to ensure that the shooting of journalists covering demonstrations in the Gaza Strip is quickly and thoroughly investigated. The killing of Palestinian photojournalist and camera operator Yaser Murtaja and other evidence suggest that authorities are trying to suppress media coverage of the protests.

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