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The increase of violations against the media in Syria in August was accompanied by new changes in their types. For the first time this year, SCJF documents three violations against media outlets, which constitute a new escalation in the tightening of the screws on media freedoms in Syria. Perhaps the most prominent explanation for this rise and diversity in violations is the continuation of the...

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The Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedom (SCJF) in the Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) documented three violations against media in Syria last July. The number of violations is identical to what SCJF documented last March and less than last June. The restrictions on media freedoms in July were a direct reason for documented violations against media in Syria. It was also one of the most p...

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The precautionary measures taken throughout Syria (albeit partially) to prevent the emerging coronavirus, have had direct effects on the work of media professionals and a decrease in media activity, and consequently a decrease in the number of violations. In the first half of this year, the frequency of violations increased and decreased again. Idlib occupied the headlines of most of the mont...

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In Syria, media professionals and journalists are exposed to multiple types of violations while carrying out their work covering various aspects of life and reporting news. The parties of conflict intentionally target them to absent the prominent role of the media in conveying the reality of the Syrian situation and uncovering the crimes and violations that take place in the country. The situat...

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MOHAMAD ALSATOUF   "I cannot stop the killing, violence, and daily terror, but I can promise you that I and others like me will fight with everything we can so that you never live under the barbarity of Bashar al-Assad. And we will send a strong and clear message to push the elected politicians to do their job against him. One day the horror will end. Many people stand with your demands an...

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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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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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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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