Human rights journalism

On January 3, 2019, a newborn died in Al-Rukban camp, at the Syrian-Jordanian borders[1], of neonatal jaundice after the UNICEF medical point[2] known as ‘Aoun Point’ refused to treat her, as a witness reported to STJ. The activist Emad Ghali who was present in Al-Rukban camp on January 3, 2019, said to STJ: “The seven-day-old baby Mal Al-Sham Abdullah Al-Arandas died of jaundice despite her parents’ repeated attempts to get her into the UNICEF medical point, in the Jordanian side, which continued to refuse her entry...
Random shootings during the New Year (2019) celebrations, killed a young man and injured five others in Homs, as several areas witnessed heavy shootings including An'nouzha, Al Zahra and Al-Arman neighborhoods, Talkalakh city and Fairuzah village. Despite the police command’s order not to shoot, many civilians with their personal guns and militiamen of national defense with machine-guns and rifles, fired into the air in celebration of the entry of the New Year at exactly 12:00 a.m. on the 1st of January 2019, as reported by STJ’s field researcher 4 injured with bullets in abdomen and hand,...
Syrians for Truth and Justice (STJ) launched a guide in IT security entitled “Practical Steps to Cyber Security” in the context of an online safety awareness campaign it conducted along with other Syrian institutions, from 26 to 30 November 2018 under the hashtag #Do Your Part - Be Security Smart, to coincide with the Computer Security Day. The guide summarizes topics taken up and dealt with, at six training workshops held by STJ between March and July 2018. The topics covered basics of cyber security and the practical steps on...