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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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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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