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Latest update : 2012-09-05

Citizen journalists telling the Syrian story

War reporting is nothing new, but the situation in Syria is so dangerous that few foreign journalists are able to enter the country and tell the outside world what is going on. The task of spreading the word has therefore fallen to Syrians. A band of reporters, both professional and "citizen" journalists, have taken it upon themselves to film events and ask questions - knowing that if they don't, no-one else will.

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