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The state of restrictions on media freedoms was a direct cause of the violations committed against the media in Syria during May. This was the case in the previous months of this year, in which the number of violations decreased in general, as a result of the cessation of battles and the systematic bombing by the Syrian regime and its allies in various regions in the north of Syria. The precaut...

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The graph of violations against the media in Syria witnessed a slight rise last April, despite the cessation of battles and bombings which are the most prominent causes of violations committed in all of Syria over the past years. Nonetheless, the Syrian regime continues to pursue a policy of killing in its prisons. In addition to restricting media freedoms in various Syrian regions, they were dire...

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The pace of violations against the media in Syria decreased last March, after it increased last February. This drop comes as a result of the cessation of the battles and shelling, which were the main reasons for violations committed in Syria over the past years. However, the security chaos in northwestern Syria was a direct cause of the documented violations that took place last February. The S...

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The pace of violations against media in Syria has increased in February 2020 on the grounds of intensifying clashes systematic shelling by the Syrian regime and allied Russia on areas in northwestern Syria. The Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms (SCJF) of the Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) documented eleven violations against media in Syria in February 2020. The documented violations...

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The shelling and attacks launched by the regime’s forces backed by Russia on the rebel-controlled areas in northwestern Syria have increased recently. Though, the numbers of violations against media in Syria witnessed a significant decline at the beginning of the current year compared to that documented in the previous year. This decline might be caused by the measures of security and safety ta...

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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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