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The state of restrictions on media freedoms was a direct cause of the violations committed against the media in Syria during May. This was the case in the previous months of this year, in which the number of violations decreased in general, as a result of the cessation of battles and the systematic bombing by the Syrian regime and its allies in various regions in the north of Syria. The precaut...

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Election Supervisory Committee in the Syrian Journalists Association SJA announced, on Tuesday evening, 5/19/2020, the final results of the second round of the chairmanship elections for the 2020-2023 term after the end of the objections period, with the victory of Masab Saoud over his rival, Riyad Mu’assas, as chairman of SJA. The elections for the new executive board, including a chairman and...

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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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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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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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