Double standards: Do all journalist lives matter?
Date Written: 05/04/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20631
Little attention is paid to reporters from the Global South who are killed, abused, or left stranded by foreign media.
Taha avoids giving his last name to journalists, but not out fear of the Sudanese government, whose harassment he fled in 2015.
"I don't want any of the people I worked with to know I'm here," he tells Al Jazeera, writing by instant messaging from a temporary residence for refugees in the French city of Calais.
"I want to avoid causing any embarrassment or awkwardness," he adds.
The colleagues Taha refers to are journalists who covered the ongoing war in Sudan's western province of Darfur.