Syria bans filmmaker from travel to Paris.The security services Security services are state institutions for the provision of intelligence, primarily of a strategic nature, but also including protective security intelligence. Examples include the Security Service (MI5) and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in the United Kingdom, and the have banned Syrian filmmaker Mohamed Malas malas (m·läsˑ),
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"The security services informed Mohamed Malas on Sunday that he had been banned from traveling since Sept. 19," the National Organization of Human Rights in Syria The human rights record of the Syrian Arab Republic has been evaluated by a number of different sources. Political rights reflect the one-party rule of Syria's Ba'ath Party, which is constitutionally designated as the ruling party. said.
It said the 63-year-old film director was at Damascus airport at the time preparing to fly to Paris.
Malas, who is working on a children's film for Al-Jazeera television, has requested the ban be lifted and complained it was causing him material and moral damage by preventing him from travel to Paris and Rome for work, it said.
The filmmaker, who has directed a documentary on Syrian political detainees, told AFP (1) (AppleTalk Filing Protocol) The file sharing protocol used in an AppleTalk network. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language. See file sharing protocol. that he had met with the security services in Damascus to discuss his position on freedom of speech and human rights.
"I asked for the ban to be lifted and they promised to study it," he said.
The rights group condemned the ban as "illegal and unconstitutional because it came from the security services without any explanation."
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