Edith Bouvier, a French reporter wounded in the attack that killed American reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik and injured several others in Homs, Syria, has been successfully evacuated to Lebanon, according to France 24. One of Bouvier's family members told the channel that she is "fine." Bouvier, who suffered a broken leg [...]
Paul Conroy, a freelance photographer wounded in the attack that killed Times war reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik in Homs, Syria, has been rescued. "The Sunday Times can confirm that the photographer Paul Conroy is safe and in Lebanon," a spokesman for the paper said Tuesday. "He is in good shape and [...]
Two French journalists wounded in the Syrian attack that killed Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik posted a pair of YouTube videos on Thursday, pleading for help from their government. Edith Bouvier, a reporter for the French newspaper Le Figaro, and Paul Conroy, a freelance photographer, asked to be allowed to [...]
An American-born reporter for the London Sunday Times, Marie Colvin, along with a young French photographer, Remi Ochlik, were killed in Syria on Wednesday morning, according to several news reports. Colvin, one of the most celebrated war correspondents in the U.K., happened to be a guest on Anderson Cooper's CNN show just hours before her [...]
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. Show More Summary
Obituaries of photojournalists killed while covering conflicts reduce their lives to bare facts: where they are from, what stories they covered and for whom, and how they died. Often left out are the details of their personal lives, and the sense of loss to the people they leave behind. But a moving portrait of Rémi [...]
Time | Facebook Photojournalist William Daniels was on assignment for Time magazine when he snuck into Homs and holed up in the “makeshift media center” in Syria with Edith Bouvier, Rémi Ochlik, Marie Colvin, Paul Conroy and others. Daniels… Read more
The body of American journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed in Syria alongside French photographer Remi Ochlik on Feb. 22, is finally going home to the United States, the AFP reports. Her body arrived in Paris Sunday. Read full article >>
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 [...]
Paul Conroy, the Welsh photojournalist injured during a Syrian army missile attack in Homs in which fellow journalists Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik were killed, has been smuggled out of the country by activists organised by Avaaz. Thirteen of those rescuers lost their lives in repeated mortar shelling between Homs and the Lebanese border. And [...]
The Red Cross in Syria hopes to evacuate two wounded journalists and the bodies of slain journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik from the besieged city of Homs on Monday night, Sky News reports. On Saturday, a Red Cross team evacuated 27 people from Homs, but failed to get the journalists out, the Associated Press reported. Read full article >>
From Molly Crabapple, this wonderful portrait of Marie Colvin, the Sunday Times war reporter who was recently killed in Syria. More about Colvin here. Killed with her was French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik. Colvin died trying to retrieve her shoes so she could escape a rocket shelling attack (the custom in Syria is to leave one's [...]
I liked Rémi a lot. Rémi was fragile, yet he didn't really try to conceal the fact. His fragility was his strength, a formidable one at that. Unlike so many journalists of today, Rémi was a true idealist, a rare mix of innocence and panache, compassion and bravery....
By virtue of their presence, and then by putting words and pictures to what they hear and see, journalists working in conflict zones practice the highest ideals of the profession and are able to not only recount events that have already happened but can also potentially affect future outcomes. That’s also what makes them targets.
The Telegraph in London was the first to report that Syrian government forces could have "locked on" to satellite phone signals to launch the rocket attacks that killed journalists Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik, as well as many Syrian civilians, besides wounding dozens more including two more international journalists. Working...
BEIRUT (AP).- Syrian gunners pounded an opposition stronghold where the last dispatches from a veteran American-born war correspondent chronicled the suffering of civilians caught in the relentless shelling. An intense morning barrage killed her and a French photojournalist ? two of 74 deaths reported Wednesday in Syria. Show More Summary
At Wednesday's White House press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney praised the journalists (Marie Colvin, Rémi Ochlik and Anthony Shadid) recently killed covering the violent unrest in Syria. ABC News' Jake Tapper then asked Carney about the discrepancy between how the Obama administration treats journalism internationally versus domestically.
News of the deaths of Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik and the serious injuries of photographer Paul Conroy and Edith Bouvier, a freelance journalist reporting for Le Figaro, from a mortar shell that hit the building in Homs, Syria that they were using as makeshift media centre has saddened and shocked reporters and readers. So [...]
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 [...]
Another day, another bloodbath in Syria.The veteran Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin and the French photographer Remi Ochlik have been killed in the Syrian city of Homs when an artillery shell hit the house in which they were staying. Show More Summary