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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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Press in Syria: Danger is everywhere! continued to commit violations against media in or out of Syria in 2018. Violations against media professionals varied between killing, wounding, hitting, arrest, torturing, denial of independent media work, confiscating media equipment and closing some media organizations.  This annual report reviews total violations for 2018, which witnessed a gra...

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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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Date: 28-11-2018 Statement on the detention of the journalist ”Abdelhafiz Al Houlani” by the Lebanese authorities By now, nine days have passed since the detention of our colleague ”Abdelhafiz Al Houlani”  by the Lebanese Intelligence for reasons related to the performance of his media mission, without being brought to any judicial body. Al Houlani has revealed by documented audio and vid...

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Date: 24-11-2018 condemnation Statement of murdering Raed Al Faris and Hamoud Junaid On November 23, 2018, the Syrians and the world woke up to the brutal killing of civilian activists and journalists “Raed Al Faris” and “Hamoud Junaid” in the town of Kafr-Nabl after being hunted by extremist groups, The both killed were pioneers of civil society, who brought the free voice to the world thr...

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Statement on violations against media workers in northern Syria With deep sorrow, Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) has been following news of escalated violations against media in Syrian northern areas. Those violations remind Syrians of regime’s repression against Syrians in general.  Syrian Journalists Association, on the one hand, condemns repeated violations against media especially ...

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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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With pain and shock, journalists in the whole world have followed details and consequences of the dangerous crime that led the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be killed at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. No doubt that such a crime is condemned, but the circumstances surrounding the murder of Khashoggi have raised fears of continuous risks journalists face everywhere. This case make...

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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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Military operations and clashes declined in the current year in Syria, but different types of violations against media still occur. The figure of violations rise or decline according to Field military situation and the bombing carried out by the Syrian regime and ally Russia. The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of Syrian Journalists Association documented 11 violations against media in ...

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