Syria’s information ministry said foreign journalists illegally inside the country should report to the government on Tuesday, hours after bombardment of a rebel neighbourhood in Homs killed two foreign journalists smuggled into Syria.
“The ministry asks all foreign journalists that have entered Syria illegally to go to the nearest centre for immigration and passports to resolve the situation according to the laws in force,” the ministry said in a statement on Syria TV.
Journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik were killed by a security force assault on the battered opposition district of Baba Amro in central Homs, heart of an 11-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.
Hello and welcome to the Tumblr blog of the International Journalism Festival!
In preparation for our next festival, which will take place between April 25 and 29 in Perugia, Italy, we thought we’d join the blogoverse by embracing Tumblr. The aim is to enhance our coverage of the festival and…