Thursday, February 23, 2012

Syria: Injured Press Pair Make Video Appeal



A British photographer and French journalist wounded in an attack in Syria that killed Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and photojournalist Remi Ochlik have appealed to be evacuated for urgent medical attention.

Paul Conroy, who works for the same newspaper as Ms Colvin, and Edith Bouvier, suffered leg injuries after a rocket struck the makeshift media centre in Homs in which they were staying.

The Syrian government has denied responsibility for the deaths of the two foreign journalists, as Foreign Secretary William Hague ruled out the possibility of military intervention.

Mr Conroy and Ms Bouvier spoke on videos - reportedly posted online by opposition activists. Read More