In a Q&A with CPJ, British war photographer Paul Conroy discusses his last assignment with Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin in Syria, in 2012, and the dangers for photojournalists, especially when covering conflict....
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin’s last weeks.
Piggybacking on the recent release of the based-on-real-life drama “A Private War,” “Under the Wire” — sewn together from on-the-spot footage and interviews with colleagues — drops us into conflict zones with disorienting immediacy. Our primary guide is Paul Conroy, the plain-spoken British photographer who partnered with Colvin and was severely injured in the 2012 rocket attack in Syria that killed her and another reporter outright.
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
Lost in much of the coverage about Conroy’s rescue was the fact that 35 activists helped Conroy reach safety in Lebanon, and 13 of them died during the rescue mission. AP reported those deaths, which occurred when government troops attacked the activists.
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 o
Syrian activists smuggled Conroy out last night. According to The Guardian, the activists came under attack while they were moving Conroy to safety and several of them died.
The governments of France and the UK are urging Syria to offer safe passage to the city of Homs, as three journalists - including photographers William Daniels and Paul Conroy - remain trapped following the attack that killed Rémi Ochlik and Marie Colvin