Posts Tagged ‘Marie Colvin’

“Deliberate Attack” Killed Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik in Syria, Says Photographer Paul Conroy

Posted by on Tuesday July 12, 2016 | Copyright/Legal, Photojournalism

The sister of deceased American journalist Marie Colvin has filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. district court in Washington D.C. against the state of Syria, alleging that Colvin was deliberately targeted for extrajudicial killing by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The 2012 artillery attack on a media center in Homs killed Colvin, 56,... More

Campaign to Prosecute Crimes Against Journalists Set to Launch

Posted by on Wednesday February 20, 2013 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Aidan Sullivan of Getty Images, photojournalist Lynsey Addario, David Friend of Vanity Fair magazine and several others have announced their plans to launch a social media campaign to push for the prosecution of perpetrators of crimes against journalists. Called “A Day Without News?,” the campaign will launch on February 22, the anniversary of the deaths... More

Reuters Photographer Recounts Harrowing Trip Into Syria

Posted by on Thursday March 15, 2012 | Photojournalism

Reuters has posted photographer Zohra Bensemra’s nail-biting account of her recent five-day trip into Syria. With the help of Syrian activists, she slipped across the Turkish border to document the unrest near Idlib, which has come under attack by government forces in recent days. “In Libya, miles divided the warring parties. In Syria, enemies are... More

Remembering 13 Unsung Heroes of Photojournalism

Posted by on Wednesday February 29, 2012 | Photojournalism

News stories of the deaths in Syria of American reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik totaled in the thousands last week. That was followed by hundreds of stories yesterday about the rescue of British photographer Paul Conroy, who was injured in the same attack in Homs, Syria that killed Ochlik and Colvin. Lost... 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