Reporters Without Borders

Syria

Ten years after Bashar el-Assad’s installation, the government still decides who can be a journalist

Reporters Without Borders has assessed the press freedom situation in Syria on the eve the 10th anniversary of Bashar el-Assad’s succession to the (...)

Published on 15 July 2010 Read

Syria

Growing crackdown on journalists and government critics

The Syrian authorities continue to crack down on journalists and human rights activists in the run-up to the 10th anniversary of Bashar (...)

Published on 1 July 2010 Read

Syria

Authorities refuse to free journalist on completion of sentence, bring new charges

Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that the Syrian authorities did not free journalist Ali Al-Abdallah when he completed a 30-month (...)

Published on 18 June 2010 Read

Syria

Newspaper reporter freed after being held for three months without charge

Reporters Without Borders welcomes newspaper journalist Maan Aqil’s release from prison yesterday but deplores the fact that the authorities held (...)

Published on 24 February 2010 Read

Syria

Two journalists freed after being held for more than a month without charge

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that reporter Ali Taha was freed on 7 February, after 36 days in detention, and that cameraman Ali (...)

Published on 19 February 2010 Read

Syria

Authorities say nothing as arbitrary arrests continue

Reporters Without Borders is worried about the detention of reporter Ali Taha and cameraman Ali Ahmed by the Department of Internal Security (...)

Published on 11 January 2010 Read

Syria

Senior officials organise systematic suppression of dissenting voices

What is happening to press freedom in Syria? It is hard to know because many journalists refuse to speak either on the record or anonymously for (...)

Published on 15 September 2009 Read

Syria

Provincial newspaper editor fired over article defending regional identity

Reporters Without Borders condemns Ahmad Takrouni’s dismissal on 2 August as editor of Al Uruba Al Homsiya, a regional newspaper based in Homs, (...)

Published on 12 August 2009 Read

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