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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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SJA has announced the start of receiving applications for candidacy from its members for the position of Chairman/Chairwoman of the Association and its executive officers for a new cycle in the next three years. The Supervision Committee of the elections for the current session of 2020-2023 indicated that the reception of candidacy applications starts on Wednesday, April 14, 2020, at 15:00 (EES...

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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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Since the beginning of the peaceful movement in March 2011 in Syria, Syrian women have stood side-by-side with men, through their participation in organizing demonstrations, but the role of women has subsequently been evident, as a media activist, journalist, field photographer, and media speaker.  The syrian woman have emerged despite the great risks that surrounding her, especially after  the...

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On the occasion of International Women's Day,   which is annually held on March 8, the Syrian Journalists Association monitors in this report  a part of the efforts made by the Association and Syrian media institutions to support women and raise awareness of their work in the press. To view the full report, click here.

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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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As 20 Feb. 2020 marks the seventh anniversary of founding the Syrian Journalists Association (SJA), the SCJF of the SJA simultaneously has published the annual report of total violations committed against media in Syria in 2019.  The SCJF documented 97 violations against media in Syria in 2019. The documented violations varied between killing, injury, arrest, detaining, abduction, assault, ...

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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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