Damascus, SANA- Trust of Damascus International Network “Mediamen against Terrorism” called upon international mass media establishments, publishers, producers, journalists, production managers, and news producers to stop broadcasting or publishing any material issued by the Takfiri terrorist organizations.
In an appeal launched at a press conference at the conclusion of the its founding conference, the Trust called on editors to commit to referring to people by their home country rather than their ethnicities or national affiliations, as well as refraining from using terms that have been subverted to politically legitimize terrorism, mainly the term “armed opposition” as it legitimizes extremism and violence.
Responding the journalists’ questions, the Trust members said a media projects, strategies, and work mechanisms are being formulated to confront pro-terrorism propaganda in mass media, stressing the importance of networking among journalists along the world in a methodical manner to list terrorist organizations on international terrorism lists.
The 1st founding meeting of the Trust, which was held in Damascus on Sunday and Monday with the participation of Arab, regional and international countries, follows up the International Media Conference against Terrorism that was held in July in Damascus with the participation of 130 Arab, regional, and international figures.
H. Zain/ Barry / Hazem Sabbagh