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Reporter's notebook: Rare independent access into Gaza

Clarissa Ward was granted rare media access into Gaza. (Courtesy of CNN)
Clarissa Ward was granted rare media access into Gaza. (Courtesy of CNN)

Media access into Gaza has been very limited since the Israel-Hamas war began in October, with Western media outlets barred unless they embed with Israeli forces and agree to certain conditions.

A couple weeks ago, CNN international chief correspondent Clarissa Ward was able to gain independent access into southern Gaza. She tells Here & Now host Robin Young about her trip to a field hospital in Rafah and what she learned from her brief visit inside the besieged enclave.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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