Candles are lit next to a photo of Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed covering a clash between Afghan forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan, during a July 17, 2021, vigil in New Delhi, India. According to CPJ research, at least 27 journalists were killed due to their work in 2021. (Reuters/Anushree Fadnavis)

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