Clashes taking place in Daraa have led to the death of Mohammed al-Asfar (Abu al-Asfar) as he covered the clashes taking place in al-Manshiah district. Mohammed al-Asfar worked as a cameraman for Al-Jazeera Channel.
Civilian districts loyal to the regime of Bashar Al-Asad in Homs have been subjected to bombings in the past two years; a matter which the Syrian regime’s security and media have blamed on the armed opposition. However, developments of this position in the past few weeks have clearly indicated that groups loyal to the regime […]
The Sharia Court in Bab al-Hawa decreed the release of the activist Yasmin al-Banshi, who was stopped ten days ago by the Ahrar al-Shaam group due to suspicion of her cooperation with the regime as well as her cooperation with the group which abducted the activist Aamer Joni. She was released today, following her acquittal […]
On 26/2/2014, the Al-Manaar Channel, run by the Lebanese Hizbollah group, broadcasted a video clip which it explained as a group of armed men travelling in the area of Barakat al-Otaiba in rural Damascus. The video, in an unclear manner, shows a large group moving by foot, just as a large explosion targets them. The […]
Radio Fresh FM, which is broadcast from the city of Kafranbel in rural Idlib, was raided by elements of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who stole equipment they found in the office, as well as abducting the following workers: 1- Salaah Abdul Qadir Ja’aar 2- Ahmed Hamdo al-Bayoosh 3- Hamood Juneid […]
In the early morning of Thursday (26/12/2013), armed men abducted seven media activists and members of the “I am Syrian” Group, who work at the office of TV channel “Shada al-Hurriya” in al-Kalasa, Aleppo. During the abduction operation, one of the activists refused to listen to orders given by the abducting group. Consequently, he was […]
Two Swedish journalists were kidnapped in Syria on Saturday 23/11/2013, the Swedish Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday. The Ministry further revealed that independent photographer Niclas Hammerstrom and independent journalist Magnus Falkehed (who is based in Paris) were both abducted as they were leaving the country. This news comes in during a month considered the worst […]
The Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) has come to know that the Polish journalist Marcin Suder, who was abducted on 24/7/2013, escaped from his captivity. He was abducted when an armed group raided the media office of Saraqeb (Idlib), and began beating the activist Manhal Barsh, and then abducted Suder, who was training media activists […]