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Pen and sword: journalism and IHL

Journalists witness and recount the horrific consequences of armed conflict, and are also among the most at risk of being wounded, kidnapped or killed as they carry out this vital role.

Journalist Peter Cave, international law academic Dr Emily Crawford and the Australian Red Cross' Director of International Humanitarian Law and Movement Relations Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope join Richard Aedy, host of ABC Radio National's Media Report, in discussing the media's role in conflict, the safety of journalists and the changes to conflict reporting brought about by social media.

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