Paul Conroy

Shooting the Shooters Who Shoot the Shooters - Syria's War Against Journalists

Neil Durkin | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

Amnesty has recorded at least 17 incidents where Syria's armed opposition groups have deliberately targeted journalists and media workers, but the bulk of killings, detentions and cases of gruesome mistreatment still come at the hands of government forces.

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...

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...

Marie Colvin Paid The 'Ultimate Sacrifice' For Press Freedom, Says Lord Leveson

Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

The judge leading the inquiry into press ethics in the wake of the phone hacking scandal has paid tribute to Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin, who...

'Forget The Protocol And Get Him Out'

PA | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK

A wounded British photographer would not leave the Syrian besieged city of Homs with a humanitarian organisation for fear it was "not to be trusted", ...

'We're Doing Everything We Possibly Can'

PA | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK

The government is doing everything it "possibly can" to secure the return of journalists trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, International De...