The Syrian Journalists Association said in its periodic report that the month of November witnessed more deadly violations against journalists. For the first time this year, two journalists were killed in one month, in addition to the injury of one journalist and the assault on another.

For the first time this year: Two journalists killed in one month

In the details, the Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms in the League documented in its periodic report for the month of November the killing of journalist Atef Shibli Al-Muhammad. Known in the media as Atef Al-Saadi. shot by members of the Islamic State (ISIS), While covering the events and clashes in Tariq Al-Sad neighborhood in Daraa Governorate.

The journalist, Essam Abdullah, was also killed. bombed by Turkish forces, near the city of Al-Malikiyah / Derik, in the countryside of Al-Hasakah Governorate, While at the venue for media coverage.

Beside that, The journalist, Muhammad Jarada, was injured. As a result of the Turkish bombing, near the city of Ain al-Arab / Kobani, in the countryside of Aleppo Governorate, while covering events in the region.

In context, Members of the armed Syrian opposition attacked By beating the journalist, Abdul Basit Muhammad Ahmed, During his press coverage in the city of Ras al-Ayn in the countryside of al-Hasakah governorate, Northern Syria.

geography, Most of the violations were concentrated in northern Syria. As Al-Hasakah Governorate witnessed, two violations, While the Aleppo governorate witnessed, one violation, While the province of Daraa in southern Syria witnessed, last breach.

The report also indicated that August 2022 came first with 11 violations, followed by September with 10 violations, while researchers at the Syrian Center for Journalistic Freedoms recorded 9 violations in February of this year.

The report called for respecting freedom of the press, ensuring the safety of media workers, and holding accountable those responsible for violations. It calls on the active parties in Syria and the international parties concerned to activate the international laws related to the protection and defense of media professionals, freedom of the press and the right to transmit information in the country.

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