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.
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...
A British journalist injured in Syria has urged the world to help the people of Homs to prevent a "massacre beyond measure
The British photographer wounded the attack which killed Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin is suffering with the "burden
British journalist Paul Conroy is reported to be "in good spirits" after escaping from Syria but a French reporter may still
Paul Conroy, a British Sunday Times journalist who was wounded in Syria in the attack which killed his colleague Marie Colvin
Attempts to evacuate two wounded journalists from the besieged city of Homs failed again on Monday night as ambulances carrying
The judge leading the inquiry into press ethics in the wake of the phone hacking scandal has paid tribute to Sunday Times
A wounded British photographer would not leave the Syrian besieged city of Homs with a humanitarian organisation for fear
The government is doing everything it "possibly can" to secure the return of journalists trapped in the besieged Syrian city