Journalists targeted by both authorities and rebels in Syria: Amnesty International

It hasn’t been easy for several journalists reporting on human rights issues from Syria. They have been working in extremely difficult circumstances under the risk of getting killed, arbitrarily arrested, detained, forced disappearances and torture. The said circumstances have been present in Syria from the last two years. The said information has been shared by Amnesty International in a report released today which also happens to mark the World Press Freedom Day.

Journalists targeted by both authorities and rebels in Syria Amnesty International-global-annal

These abuses have been perpetrated on journalists by the Syrian authorities and armed opposition groups. As a result of all this turmoil Syria turned into a highly dangerous country for journalists.

Source: ABC, Amnesty, Huffington PostMiddle East Online

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented professional with diverse experience spanning across Advanced statistical analysis,Python programming with NumPy, pandas, matplotlib, Seaborn, Tableau, Machine Learning with stats models and scikit-learn, Deep learning with TensorFlow, journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading international news agencies on feature stories, videography, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative and analytical mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, marketing strategy and predictive analytics) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for businesses looking for actionable insights.

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