jonathan alpeyrie http://kbia.org en Kidnapped photojournalist says abductions becoming more common in Syria http://kbia.org/post/kidnapped-photojournalist-says-abductions-becoming-more-common-syria <p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">As the United States considers military action in Syria,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/08/26/another-casualty-of-war-in-syria-citizen-journalists/" style="font-family: inherit; line-height: 1.5; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(18, 90, 167); text-decoration: underline; outline: none;">the country remains</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the most lethal place in the world for journalists.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.cpj.org/" style="font-family: inherit; line-height: 1.5; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(18, 90, 167); text-decoration: underline; outline: none;">The Committee to Protect Journalists (<span class="caps" style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">CPJ</span>) reported</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;that 15 journalists are currently missing in Syria. Charles Lister, an analyst at&nbsp;</span><span class="caps" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: inherit; line-height: 1.5; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">HIS</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.vice.com/read/its-getting-much-harder-to-report-on-the-war-in-syria" style="font-family: inherit; line-height: 1.5; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(18, 90, 167); text-decoration: underline; outline: none;">told Vice</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on Saturday that in recent weeks there has been a discernible spike in reported kidnappings in northern Syria.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:34:59 +0000 Kari Paul 40057 at http://kbia.org Kidnapped photojournalist says abductions becoming more common in Syria Reporting in war torn Syria http://kbia.org/post/reporting-war-torn-syria <p>The trick to a war photographer’s success is being in the right place at the right time -- and, of course, not getting wounded, captured or killed.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:41:26 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 19941 at http://kbia.org Reporting in war torn Syria