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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 Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms (SCJF) of the Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) published on Saturday, July 20, 2019 a special report reviewing the outcome of violations committed against media professionals in Syria during the first half of 2019.       The report, prepared as infographics, documented 46 violations against media in Syria in the period from the beginning of January...

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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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Date: 19-04-2019   A statement on the killing of media professional Ali Othman   With a lot of pain, the Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) has received news of killing media professional Ali Othman in the Syrian regime’s prisons. Ali was arrested by the Syrian regime’s intelligence in Aleppo on March 28, 2012, and his fate had been unknown since then. But, a short while ago, his fam...

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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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The Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) is willing to have a new logo.  SJA would like to invite talented designers, individuals, and associations, to participate in the logo-contest according to the following conditions:   General conditions:  1-The logo and the name have to be innovative, unique, and new in the way it designed.  2-The logo or the name cannot be taken from other logos or ...

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Vacancy: Research and Media Analyst – Media Event-Based research  Project   Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) is looking for a media analyst to launch a media research  activity based on single events in Syria. The ideal experienced candidate should have a proven track record with media content research and analysis.   The media analyst is required to: 1. Lead the event bas...

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Brussels The Syrian Journalists Association had held several meetings on the sidelines of the Brussels III conference on supporting the future of Syria and the region, on 12-14 March 2019. SJA called for strengthening the role of professional media in Syria's future.  SJA called for media institutions and civil society organizations to build strategic alliances aiming at protecting journ...

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