2020 – Disposable journalists?

From the start of the revolution in March 2011 until May 2019, 695 journalists have been killed in Syria according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, most of them being local journalists.

Of the hundreds of Syrian journalists who survived their injuries, many have remained disabled for life, receiving little or no support from their employers.

As part of our Assistance to Journalists in Danger programme, we conducted a study based on data gathered from 72 journalists injured on one or more occasions to assess the working conditions of local Syrian journalists, including the support they receive from media organisations (both international and local ones).

Read the online version:

Consult the report’s summaries:

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