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Syria: New cybercrime law is another attempt to repress online free expression

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) says the new law contains several vaguely-defined articles that violate the right to freedom of expression and threaten digital rights and online privacy.

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Children cross a road in front of a mural, part of an awareness campaign calling on people to take care during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Qamishli, Syria, 9 March 2021, DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

Syrian media struggles to report on the pandemic

A new study by The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression revealed significant gaps in the Syrian media’s coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in disseminating accurate, depoliticized information, and countering misinformation.