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With the end of 2019, violations against media in Syria continue, though, with variety in type and number in different months depending on the risks and circumstances surrounding the media work in different Syrian areas. The clashes in north-eastern Syria and restricting media freedoms are considered the main reasons for violations documented in December 2019. The Syrian Center for Journalistic...

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Violations against media in Syria have been still ongoing since the beginning of the current year. The violations varied in number and type from one month to another according to incidents and risks surrounding the media work in Syria. However, the systematic shelling by the Syrian regime and the continuous restrictions of media freedoms in the north and north-western Syria are considered the main...

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Violations against media in Syria in October 2019 witnessed a significant rise in numbers. Clashes in north-eastern Syria, the continuous shelling on Idlib province, and the policy of systematic restricting media freedoms are considered the reasons behind the documented violations in October.     The SCJF of SJA managed to document 17 violations against media in Syria in October 2019. The viola...

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Violations against media in Syria continue, despite the recent Russian announcement of a ceasefire in the de-escalation zone, north of Syria. The military operations directly led to increasing the type and number of violations. It is worth noting that the shelling by Assad’s regime and restricting media freedoms in most Syrian areas are considered the main reasons behind the violations in Septembe...

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Since the beginning of this year, violations against the media in Syria continue, The violations vary in number and type from one month to another. The systematic bombarding, ongoing for about four months, by the Syrian regime backed by the Russian air force on Hama and Idlib provinces, north of Syria, forms the main reason for the violations. Also, the policy of restricting media freedoms in diff...

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Although they vary from one month to another in the type and number, the violations against media in Syria have been ongoing since the beginning of the current year. The main reason for the violations in July is the systematic bombarding on Idlib and Hama, ongoing for more than 3 months, carried out by the Syrian regime and Russia. Also, restricting media freedoms in regime-held areas and some are...

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The curve of violations against media in Syria witnessed both qualitative and quantitative changes from one month to another. The systematic shelling on Idlib province and Hama countryside by the Syrian regime and allies forms a major reason for the perpetuation of violations. Also, the tighter policy of restricting media freedoms, imposed by all sides, apart from security chaos in some Syrian are...

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As the de-escalation-zone agreement, brokered by Turkey and Russia in Sept. 2018, collapsed and the systematic shelling —by the Syrian regime pursuing a scorched-earth policy on Idlib, Hama countryside backed by Russia and allied militias —intensified, the violations against media have escalated in Syria in May 2019. The SCJF documented 9 violations against media in Syria. 8 violations occurred in...

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Syria is still one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists and media professionals. Violations against media continue to occur in Syria in various forms and methods. The SCJF of SJA documented five violations in April 2019.  It is worth mentioning that four violations were committed in last April while one violation was committed in March 2019.    The violations were doc...

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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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