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The Situation in Syria – A Message from Paul Conroy

By: Paul Conroy The situation in Syria continues to slip rapidly, and even more violently, out of control. The ceasefire, if it could ever be realistically be called that, now lays in tatters and the death toll continues to mount. … Continue reading

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Paul Conroy’s wife says he will return to Syria

Paul Conroy, from Devon, suffered serious leg injuries in an attack on Homs in February in a shelling which killed two other journalists. He was eventually smuggled out of Syria and has been in hospital in London for more than a … Continue reading

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Video: CNN esclusive – Paul Conroy escapes Homs

CNN has exclusive footage shot by Paul Conroy of his escape from Homs, Syria. He talks to CNN’s Nima Elbagir.

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Opinion: World must not forget Syria’s missing activists

By: Paul Conroy LONDON, United Kingdom – The situation in Syria poses a seemingly unending series of new challenges: Challenges that can either stun you into silence or propel you deeper into the steaming cauldron of propaganda, murder, misery and … Continue reading

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Syrian activist Ali Othman ‘may have been tortured’

There are fears the journalist, who ran the Homs media centre and helped photographer Paul Conroy escape the city, has been subject to torture and mistreatment after being seized by the authorities. The Foreign Secretary William Hague has led calls for the … Continue reading

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Paul Conroy supports Syria protesters

A war photographer injured in Syria has shown his support for the country’s rebel opposition at a protest outside the Syrian embassy in London. Sunday Times reporter Paul Conroy, 47, from Totnes in Devon, was badly injured and his reporter … Continue reading

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Paul Conroy: Wife says he was ‘lucky every day’

A British photographer who was injured in Syria and was smuggled into Lebanon is extremely fortunate to be alive, his wife says. Paul Conroy, 47, originally from Liverpool but who now lives in Devon, was injured in an attack in … Continue reading

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UK photographer Paul Conroy – Syria ‘is slaughterhouse’

A British photographer injured in Syria says the attacks on the city of Homs are “a systematic slaughter of the civilian population”. Paul Conroy, 47, injured last week in an attack which killed two journalists, told the BBC’s Newsnight he … Continue reading

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Wounded British Journalist Smuggled from Syria

By: Ben Hubbard BEIRUT – A wounded British photographer who had been trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs was spirited safely into Lebanon on Tuesday in a risky journey that killed 13 rebels who helped him escape the … Continue reading

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Avaaz: The activist organisation behind Paul Conroy’s rescue in Syria

By: Julian Borger The ‘clicktivist’ group has campaigned on issues from Burma to Murdoch, but is taking on a riskier role in the Arab spring Founded in 2007, Avaaz.org has quickly become the biggest and most ambitious of a new breed of … Continue reading

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