Marie Colvin

Caroline Frost

'I Can't Explain What's Going On If I'm Dead'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Christina Lamb isn’t used to talking about herself. As one of the Sunday Times’ most revered war correspondents, she’s far more comfortable tell...

A Life at the Nexus Of Media and Politics - Part One

Alastair Campbell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Alastair Campbell

I think the pace of change has been greater during our lifetime than in any other period in history, and nowhere more so than in the media; papers, radio and TV active 24 hours a day, deadlines and regional borders effectively gone, news and comment largely fused, trends accelerated by social media which did not exist when I left Downing Street, let alone when I started. Mark Zuckerberg, 29, was not even born when I set out on the Daily Mirror.

RAW 2013 Anna Politkovskaya Award: Malala Wins Top Human Rights Award

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Victoria Sadler

That Malala speaks with wisdom and a spirit beyond her years has been noted many times before. But as this 16 year-old girl concluded her speech with "There is a long journey [ahead] for me" one could only hope and pray that it is also a safe one.

Jessica Elgot

'Shooting The Messenger'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK

Syria is the deadliest place for journalists, who are deliberately targeted by both the government and rebel groups, according to a new human rights r...

Jessica Elgot

Why Syria Is Still No Go For Foreign Reporters, One Year Since Marie Colvin's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

When Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and photojournalist Remi Ochlik were killed in Homs, Syria, the bloody conflict had regularly been the front p...

Charlize Theron To Play Marie Colvin?

PA | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Charlize Theron is to produce - and possibly star - in a film about the late war reporter Marie Colvin. The South African actress, most recently se...

Marie Colvin Memorial Service Held

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

Leading figures from the worlds of media, politics and the arts gathered to pay an emotional tribute to "bravest of the brave" war correspondent Marie...

Weapon of Choice

Dimple Vijaykumar | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK
Dimple Vijaykumar

War journalists are often catapulted from one conflict-torn nation to another, covering stories of blood and gore and human suffering, spending night after night in lonely hotel rooms; it is a weary job but someone has to do it. Why?

Syria: Assad Visits Former Rebel Stronghold Of Homs

AFP/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has visited the former rebel stronghold of Homs, the scene of fierce fighting with government forces that left hundre...

'Responsibility to Protect' is Sacrificed to Realpolitik by a Morally Weak Transatlantic Alliance

John Slinger | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Politics
John Slinger

If the brave reporting of the late Marie Colvin and her colleagues wasn't enough, an analogy may illuminate the moral cowardice of the international community's response in Syria.

Marie Colvin Is Laid To Rest (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK

The funeral for slain journalist Marie Colvin was held in New York on Monday. Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik were killed in Syria on 2...

The Story is Bigger Than War Correspondents

Thomas Probert | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK
Thomas Probert

Marie Colvin's death has highlighted the dangers facing journalists in armed conflict, but the threats to journalists worldwide are much broader.

No Politeness Please

Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Politics
Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea

The harrowing pictures of murdered children and victims of torture in Homs and other Syrian cities label the executioners of the Assad regime as true scum of the earth.

As Syria Descends Into Civil War, Lets Not Lose Focus on Iraq

Chris McCarthy | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Politics
Chris McCarthy

As we focus our attention, rightly so, on the deteriorating situation in Syria and the deteriorated state of Somalia, lets ensure our gaze doesn't drift too far from the fragile conditions in Iraq, where the outcome could have dangerous repercussions in the region for decades to come.

Marie Colvin's Body To Be Repatriated

PA | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK

The body of a Sunday Times journalist killed in Syria is to be repatriated after arriving in Paris. The French Foreign Ministry said the body of Am...

The Week That Was: A Tragedy Continues

Carla Buzasi | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

A lot has been written about the human catastrophe currently unfolding in Syria, horrific photos assail us daily, politicians drop sound-bites condemning the violence, but in a few heart-felt sentences the injured photographer Paul Conroy eloquently and dramatically cut through it all. "It's not a war," he insisted. "It's a massacre." Speaking from the safety of his hospital bed in London, having been smuggled from Homs to Lebanon earlier in the week by Syrian rebels, Conroy pleaded with the world to act now or regret forever the atrocities being committed...

Injured Journalist: Act Now To Stop A Massacre Beyond Measure

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

A British journalist injured in Syria has urged the world to help the people of Homs to prevent a "massacre beyond measure." Speaking to Sky News f...

Bodies Of Western Journalists Recovered

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

The body of a British newspaper journalist killed in Syria arrived in Damascus on Friday night after being handed over by the Syrian authorities. A...

Syria: Fallen City Waits For Aid As Cameron Predicts 'Day Of Reckoning'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

The grim discovery of a man who had been shot in the head with his hands tied behind his back near the Syrian capital Damascus led to a funeral protes...

Assad Set To Allow Red Cross Into Homs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

The Red Cross is to be allowed access to the Baba Amr region of Homs, after President Assad's regime indicated they would let foreign aid into the cou...

Marie Colvin Dead: Syrian Activists Post Video 'Showing Burial Of Slain Journalist'

Huffington Post UK / PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

A video claiming to show the burial of slain journalist Marie Colvin has been posted online. The clip, posted on YouTube by Syrian activists, was ...

UK Journalist's 'Burden' After 13 Killed In Syria Helping To Save His Life

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

The British photographer wounded the attack which killed Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin is suffering with the "burden" of knowing people died to g...

Confusion Surrounds French Reporter As British Journalist Rescued From Syria

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

British journalist Paul Conroy is reported to be "in good spirits" after escaping from Syria but a French reporter may still be stranded in the besieg...

Paul Conroy, British Journalist Wounded In Syria, 'Safe And Well' In Lebanon

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

Paul Conroy, a British Sunday Times journalist who was wounded in Syria in the attack which killed his colleague Marie Colvin and French photographer ...

Syria Rescue Attempt Of Wounded Journalists Fails

Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Attempts to evacuate two wounded journalists from the besieged city of Homs failed again on Monday night as ambulances carrying injured civilians left...