Citizen press emerges in Syria's rebel zones

Journalists in rebel-held areas report on issues such as guns, theft, lawlessness and poor services.

    Syria's opposition is made of many groups with different agendas.

    Some observers call this diversity a democracy in the making. Others say the new reality in rebel-held areas has its own set of problems.

    Citizen journalists who once reported on abuses carried out by President Bashar al-Assad, now cover other issues emerging in "liberated" areas. 

    Some of the frequent topics of the citizen press corps are guns, lawlessness, theft, kidnapping and lack of services.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Aleppo, Syria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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