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Editor’s note: This letter has been updated to reflect an increased number of signatories.

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 41 other media freedom organizations in calling out the “collective official silence” of the Media Freedom Coalition member states regarding the killings of journalists in Gaza and further warned that this silence seriously diminishes their ability to stand up for media freedom globally.

The Media Freedom Coalition is a group of 52 countries that have pledged to protect media freedom at home and abroad.

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