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Photo Credit: Courtesy Doha Centre for Media Freedom

TAMER  AL-AWAM

News Organization: FREELANCE

Died: 2012

Location: SYRIA

War: SYRIAN CIVIL WAR (2011-

Al-Awam, a freelance documentary filmmaker and journalist, was killed by shrapnel while filming clashes between government forces and the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo. One of his films chronicled life in the province of Idlib during the Syrian civil war.