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The line of violations against media in Syria has witnessed an increase in number from one month to another since the start of the current year. Violations, committed by different forces on the Syrian arena, varied between killing, direct injury, detaining, arrest, silencing voices of media professionals and denial of media coverage. The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms (SCJF) of the Syr...

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In February 2019: One media professional was killed and 6 others were injured The curve of violations has risen again after it decreased at the beginning of the year. In February 2019, the Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms (SCJF) documented 9 violations against media in Syria. The violations documented in February, 2019 increased significantly compared to that in January. The renewa...

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The Syrian Center for Journalistic freedoms (SCJF) of Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) published on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, the monthly report of violations against media in Syria during January 2019.   In the report, SCJF documented 2 violations against media in Syria in January 2019. One of the two violations occurred in November 2018.  According to the report, Syrian Democratic Forces...

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In December 2018: Four violations documented and the Syrian regime tops those responsible for violations The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of the Syrian journalists Association documented 4 violations against media in December 2018 in Syria.   From the beginning of 2018 till the end of December, the Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms has documented 95 violations against med...

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In November: 8 violations, including the killing of 2 media professionals Violations against media in Syria continue in the current year. However, they varied in number and type from one month to another.  All conflicting sides purposely commit violations against media professionals who have played an important role in documenting news and violations. The security chaos in northern Syria, espe...

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IN OCTOBER: Injury of media professional  And the Syrian regime banned Al Ayam newspaper from distribution twice Even though most areas in Syria recently have become calm and witnessed declining in clashes or shelling, which were previously the main reasons of violations against media, the curve of violations has risen in the last month on the grounds of pressuring media freedoms by Syrian re...

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In September 2018: Only two violations in Aleppo and Idlib were documented The curve of violations against media in the current year in Syria changed significantly from one month to another depending on developments on the ground and frequency of clashes. Intermittent Syrian regime’s shelling on areas in Idlib and pressures on media freedoms by the regime and also some opposition parties for...

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Military operations and clashes declined in the current year in Syria, but different types of violations against media still occur. The figure of violations rise or decline according to Field military situation and the bombing carried out by the Syrian regime and ally Russia. The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of Syrian Journalists Association documented 11 violations against media in ...

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Settlements agreements imposed recently by the Syrian regime in some areas have not led to positive impact on media freedom as the regime is still committing different kinds of violations against media. These violations include killing of journalists by directly targeting them, systematic arrests, closing and sealing media organization confiscating its resources. It is worth noting that leaked lis...

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In June 2018:  number of violations declined In 2018, media freedoms in Syria witnessed a significant improvement in regards of number of violations committed against media. The figure of violations documented by the Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms of Syrian Journalists Associationin the first half of 2018 witnessed a tangible decline comparing to that in the first half of previous y...

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In May 2018:  7 violations including killing a media professional The Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms of Syrian Journalists Association SJA documented 7 violations against media in May 2018 in Syria. 6 out of 7 violations occurred in May while one violation occurred in last March but the center documented it after verifying according to the criteria of documentation.  Hence, the curve...

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In April 2018: 6 violations, armed opposition's factions topped those responsible for violations The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of Syrian Journalists Association documented in April 2018 six violations against media in Syria. 4 out of the 6 violations occurred in the previous month while the 2 others were committed in Feb. and March of the same year. The Centre documented ...

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