Airstrike

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Syrian journalist Abdul Nasser Haj Hamdan was killed in Ma’arat al-Naasan on February 20. (Media Office in Binnish)

Syrian photographer Abdul Nasser Haj Hamdan killed in Russian airstrike

Beirut, February 26, 2020 — Russian and Syrian military forces must ensure the safety of journalists and other civilians and hold those responsible for journalists’ deaths to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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An explosion is seen over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain on October 12, 2019. Turkish airstrikes near Ras al-Ain recently killed two journalists. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)

Second Syrian Kurdish journalist dies of wounds sustained in Turkish air strike

Beirut, October 15, 2019 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today strongly condemned the Turkish air strike on a civilian convoy, as reports emerged that a second journalist died yesterday as a result of the attack.

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People internally displaced from Deraa province at a temporary camp in the Aleppo province in Syria on July 23, 2018. Civilians including at least 60 journalists fled the southern provinces of Daraa and Quneitra for northern Syria to escape advancing government-aligned forces. (Reuters/Khalil Ashawi)

Syrian journalist killed in airstrike in western Aleppo province

Beirut, August 13, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the killing of Syrian cameraperson and photojournalist Ahmed Azize and urged all parties in the ongoing Syrian conflict to guarantee the safety of civilians, including journalists.

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Members of the Syrian civil defense forces known as White Helmets search for victims following an airstrike in Arbin, eastern Ghouta on February 9, 2018. An airstrike on March 12 killed Arbin Unified Media Office photographer Bashar al-Attar. (AFP/Abdulmonam Eassa)

Airstrike kills Syrian photographer in eastern Ghouta

Beirut, March 14, 2018–Bashar al-Attar, a photographer for the pro-opposition Arbin Unified Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a March 12 airstrike in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area of Syria, outside of Damascus, according to his employer and the Syrian Journalists Association.

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Smoke from an air raid rises in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria on February 23, 2018. Abdul Rahman Ismael Yassin, a reporter for the pro-opposition Hammouriyeh Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a February 20 airstrike in eastern Ghouta, according to reports. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)

Syrian journalist killed in airstrike in eastern Ghouta

Beirut, February 23, 2018–Abdul Rahman Ismael Yassin, a reporter for the pro-opposition Hammouriyeh Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a February 20 airstrike in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area outside of Damascus, according to his employer and the Syrian Journalists Association.

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Civilians and members of the rescue organization, Syrian Civil Defense, run to the scene of an airstrike in Idlib province on January 3, 2018. An airstrike injured two Syrian journalists in the province on January 11. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)

Airstrike injures two Syrian reporters in southern Idlib

Abdulkadir al-Bakri, a correspondent for the pro-opposition Qasioun News Agency in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, and Abdulkadir al-Abdo, a reporter for pro-opposition Al-Jisr TV, were injured in a January 11, 2018 airstrike while covering clashes in the south of Idlib province, according to their employers and the Syrian Journalists’ Association.

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