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Photo Credit: Courtesy BBC

RAMI  AL-SAYED

News Organization: FREELANCE

Died: 2012

Location: SYRIA

War: SYRIAN CIVIL WAR (2011-

Al-Sayed, a videographer, was killed by shelling in Homs that targeted rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar Assad. Al-Sayed posted his videos of fighting in Homs online, and they aired on international news outlets. His cousin, Basil al-Sayed, also a citizen journalist videographer, was killed in the fighting in Homs in December 2011.