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Syrian activist’s transfer to military court condemned

Reporters Without Borders on Thursday condemned a decision by Syrian authorities to try a prominent media rights activist in a special military court. “The courts are no longer taking the trouble to maintain even a facade of legality,” RSF said … Continue reading

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Reporters Without Borders slams Syria over citizen journalist killings

International media freedoms watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday condemned the killing in Syria by regime forces of citizen journalists. Syrian regime forces have killed six citizen journalists this year, RSF said in a statement, naming the latest as … Continue reading

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Syria: Another citizen journalist killed despite ceasefire plan

Reporters Without Borders is horrified to have learned of the death three days ago of the Syrian citizen journalist Abdul Ghani Kaakeh who was deliberately targeted during a demonstration in the Salah Al-Din district of the northwestern city of Aleppo. … Continue reading

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Poland tries to get wounded reporters out of Syria

WARSAW, Poland – Poland’s diplomats are working to get wounded Western journalists evacuated from the Syrian city of Homs and the bodies of a U.S. journalist and a French photographer out of the country, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. Earlier … Continue reading

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Embassies in Syria work to evacuate reporters

DAMASCUS – The French, British and Polish embassies in Damascus were scrambling on Friday to try to evacuate two Western journalists wounded in Syria and the bodies of two others, a Western diplomat told AFP. “The embassies of France, Britain … Continue reading

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Reporter’s Death Puts Focus on Difficulties of Covering a Secretive Syria

By:Brian Stelter The conflict in Syria has become, for journalists, one of the most difficult and dangerous assignments in many years, with at least five having died while covering the uprising that began there last March. The refusal of the … Continue reading

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Syria crisis: diary of a press trip that ended in death

Jens Franssen, a radio reporter for Belgian broadcaster VRT, was among a group of 15 foreign journalists on an officially sanctioned visit to the Syrian city of Homs last week when a French reporter was killed. This is his day-by-day … Continue reading

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