Shaam News Network

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Ammar Mohamed Suhail Zado

Zado, the Homs director of the citizen news organization Shaam News Network, was killed along with two colleagues–Ahmed Adnan al-Ashlaq, a Shaam correspondent, and Lawrence Fahmy al-Naimi, the head of live streaming for the network–while filming clashes between security forces and armed rebels in Damascus. The journalists were in an apartment in the Al-Midan neighborhood when…

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Lawrence Fahmy al-Naimi

Al-Naimi, the head of live-streaming for the citizen news organization Shaam News Network, was killed along with two colleagues–Ammar Mohamed Suhail Zado, Shaam’s Homs director, and Ahmed Adnan al-Ashlaq, a correspondent–while filming clashes between security forces and armed rebels in Damascus. The journalists were in an apartment in the Al-Midan neighborhood when their building was shelled…

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Ahmed Adnan al-Ashlaq

Al-Ashlaq, a correspondent for the citizen news organization Shaam News Network, was killed along with two colleagues–Ammar Mohamed Suhail Zado, Shaam’s Homs director, and Lawrence Fahmy al-Naimi, the head of live streaming for the network–while filming clashes between security forces and armed rebels in Damascus. The journalists were in an apartment in the Al-Midan neighborhood…

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Abdel Karim al-Oqda

Al-Oqda, a cameraman and reporter for the citizen news organization Shaam News Network, was killed when security forces launched an assault on his home in the central city of Hama, burning his house and killing three of his friends, according to Shaam and international media outlets citing local activists. News reports said soldiers killed al-Oqda…

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Mohamed al-Khal

Al-Khal, a videographer who documented unrest in the eastern city of Deir al-Zour, was killed in government shelling of the Hamidiya neighborhood while covering ongoing clashes between government forces and the rebel Free Syrian Army, according to DeirEzzorTV, a local news broadcaster, and the Shaam News Network. Al-Khal had contributed hundreds of hours of footage…

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Buses arrive in the Syrian town of Azaz on April 5, 2018. A correspondent and cameraperson from Syria TV were detained and assaulted by Members of the General Public Security, a Free Syrian Army (FSA) security force on May 15, 2018, according to reports. (AFP/Nazeer al-Khatib)

Two Syrian journalists detained, assaulted northwest of Aleppo

Members of the General Public Security, a Free Syrian Army (FSA) security force, on May 15, 2018, assaulted and detained Wael Adel and Omar Hafez, a correspondent and cameraperson, respectively, for the Turkey-based, pro-opposition Syria TV, according to their employer, news reports, the Syrian Journalists Association, and the regional press freedom group SKeyes Center for…

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Children play football in front of a damaged building in a rebel-held neighborhood of Daraa in southern Syria on May 7, 2018. Unknown gunmen killed journalist Ibrahim al-Munjar in Daraa on May 17. (Mohamad Abazeed/AFP)

Unknown gunmen kill Syrian journalist in eastern Daraa

Beirut, May 18, 2018–Two unknown gunmen killed Ibrahim al-Munjar, a correspondent for the Syrian news website Sy24 in the southern Syrian province of Daraa. Al-Munjar was killed in the city of Saida on May 17, according to his employer, news reports, and the Syrian Journalists Association.

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2016 prison census: 259 journalists jailed worldwide

As of December 1, 2016 Analysis: Turkey’s crackdown leads to record high | CPJ Methodology | Blog: Imprisoned in Panama | Blog: Weighing China cases | Video: Turkey: A Prison For Journalists | Video: Prison Census 2016

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2015 prison census: 199 journalists jailed worldwide

As of December 1, 2015 Analysis: China, Egypt imprison record numbers of journalists Blog: None jailed in Americas | Blog: Q&A with Vietnam’s Ta Phong Tan

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Supporting journalists at risk: Syrian reporter Zakwan Hadid

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In its new series, “Supporting journalists at risk,” CPJ profiles journalists who have been in dire situations as a result of persecution for their work. CPJ’s Journalist Assistance program has helped these journalists, and hundreds of others, through a combination of financial and non-financial assistance. In this edition, CPJ looks at Zakwan Hadid, a 29-year-old…

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