More and more journalists are dying for democracy

Media workers from the US to Myanmar are being killed in greater numbers. To protect free and open societies, we need to protect them, writes Jodie Ginsberg.

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Democracy is in decline. We know this from the many studies showing growing restrictions on freedoms and rights, a rise in the undermining of credible election results and an increase in lawlessness and impunity for crime.

At the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), we know this because of the increase in attacks on journalists, those at the front line of reporting and exposing this democratic backslide.

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