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Reuters' journalist Issam Abdallah films an interview amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine, April 17, 2022.

Israel: Strikes on Journalists in Lebanon Apparently Deliberate

Two Israeli strikes in Lebanon on October 13, 2023 that killed Reuters journalist Issam Abdallah and injured six other journalists was an apparently deliberate attack on civilians and thus a war crime. Human Rights Watch verified that the journalists were well removed from hostilities, clearly identifiable as members of the media, and had been stationary before they were hit by two consecutive strikes.