Syria: Two Years Since Raed Fares’ Assassination, His Murderers Remain Unknown
In the Reporters Without Borders 2019 World Press Freedom Index, Syria ranked 174 out of 180 countries. The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented the murder of 707 journalists since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution in March 2011, including six women and nine foreign journalists, while 52 were killed under torture. In addition, 1563 journalists suffered injuries of varying degrees at the hands of the conflicting parties.