Latest posts by Salma Essam
"He never should have been behind bars. He was arrested while doing his job as a photographer."
"His trial is an attempt to silence criticism of a judiciary that has itself become a source of human rights violations."
In an environment of persistent conflict, free and independent media that cover events in the public interest — not in the interests of politicians — is more important than ever.
Jaysh Al-Islam Is Leading Peace Talks in Geneva, While Clamping Down on Speech in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
The group controlling the region has shut down a magazine and five well-known civil society organisations, according to activists.
"I look around and I am left with the reality of four ugly windowless walls and a never ending dream of freedom."