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Photo Credit: Kenzo Tribouillard/Courtesy Agence France-Presse

GILLES  JACQUIER

News Organization: FRANCE 2

Died: 2012

Location: SYRIA

War: SYRIAN CIVIL WAR (2011-

Jacquier, a cameraman for France 2 television, was the first Western journalist killed in the Syrian uprising that began with the Arab Spring. He was conducting interviews in Homs when rocket-fired grenades hit the group, killing Jacquier and several Syrians.