Category : Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression

The online war for Syria

As the battleground of the Syrian conflict rages offline, the internet is playing an important role in allowing its citizens to communicate with the rest of the world. Jillian C. York reports

Index calls on Syria to release human rights workers

Index join rights organisation in calling for the Syrian authorities to immediately release Mazen Darwish, a prominent Syrian human rights defender and his colleagues from Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression

Syria: Razan Ghazzawi and female colleagues released

Blogger and free speech activist Razan Ghazzawi was released on Saturday along with her female colleagues, after being arrested and detained last Thursday following a raid on the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression in Damascus. Ghazzawi’s sister tweeted that Razan had returned home but was not allowed to leave the country. Razan’s male colleagues remain detained.

Syria: Free expression activists arrested

Activists in Syria have reported that the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression in Damascus was raided today. Between 12 and 14 people were arrested, with blogger Razan Ghazzawi said to be among them. Ghazzawi was arrested in December last year while travelling to a press freedom conference in Jordan, but was released 15 days later […]