Posts Tagged ‘Homs’

Photographer William Daniels, Edith Bouvier Safe in Lebanon

Posted by on Thursday March 1, 2012 | Photojournalism

Agence France Presse reports that French photographer William Daniels has managed to escape from Homs, Syria to safety in Lebanon with French reporter Edith Bouvier. The two journalists had been trapped in the besieged city for more than a week. Bouvier’s leg was badly injured when Syrian troops fired mortars at a makeshift media center... More

Injured Photographer Paul Conroy Smuggled Out of Syria

Posted by on Tuesday February 28, 2012 | Photojournalism

British photographer Paul Conroy, who was injured last week in an attack on a makeshift media center in Homs, Syria that killed two other journalists, has been smuggled to safety in Lebanon, the Associated Press reports. Syrian activists smuggled Conroy out last night. According to The Guardian, the activists came under attack while they were... More

Were Journalists in Homs Targeted for Bombing?

Posted by on Thursday February 23, 2012 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Radio communications between Syrian army officers have shown that the army was ordered to bomb the make-shift press center in the besieged city of Homs where photographer Remi Ochlik and reporter Marie Colvin were working, The Telegraph newspaper reports. The journalists died yesterday when the center was shelled. Photographers Paul Conroy and William Daniels and... More

In Syria, Photojournalist Bears Witness to Violence

Posted by on Wednesday February 8, 2012 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

With Syria strictly limiting access to foreign press, most foreign journalists trying to report on the uprising in Homs, Syria, have had to remain in nearby Lebanon while relaying reports from locals on the scene.  Italian photojournalist Alessio Romenzi, however, has managed to move through the besieged city. More than two dozen of his images... More