In January 2014, thirteen journalists and citizen journalists, including ten in Aleppo, were killed in Syria; four of them were executed by members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Sham, while three others were killed on the same day when covering clashes between the Syrian army and the rebels. Several media offices were shelled and destroyed.
Israeli aggressions against Palestinian journalists continued in the West Bank and the 1948 Territories and a number of Palestinian journalists were summoned for questioning and detained by the Palestinian security services in the West Bank.
In Lebanon, unknown assailants set fire to the Al-Saeh library in Tripoli. Al-Manar correspondent, Abbas Karnib, succumbed to his injuries after the Haret Hreik suicide bombing.
.Below is a detailed summary of the violations monitored by the SKeyes Center in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Palestine.
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