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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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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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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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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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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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Settlements agreements imposed recently by the Syrian regime in some areas have not led to positive impact on media freedom as the regime is still committing different kinds of violations against media. These violations include killing of journalists by directly targeting them, systematic arrests, closing and sealing media organization confiscating its resources. It is worth noting that leaked lis...

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In April 2018: 6 violations, armed opposition's factions topped those responsible for violations The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of Syrian Journalists Association documented in April 2018 six violations against media in Syria. 4 out of the 6 violations occurred in the previous month while the 2 others were committed in Feb. and March of the same year. The Centre documented ...

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On Tuesday April 4, around 6:30 a.m. the Syrian regime warplanes bombed Khan Shaykhun town in Idlib southern countryside with four air strikes. One of these raids was carried out in the northern neighborhood of the town and was loaded with toxic gases. Bombing killed dozens of civilians and injured hundreds with suffocation due to inhaling toxic gases. According to the statistics issued by the ...

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The Syrian Centre for Journalistic Freedoms of the Syrian Journalists Association, the group monitoring and documenting the violations against (citizen) journalists in Syria has relayed the occurrence of 11 violations during February 2016. This includes the killing of three journalists: Zakaria Orfali, who died during Russian airstrikes in the city of Adnan, northern Aleppo province; Majd Muadaman...

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