Wars / Armed Conflicts

Interview. Alep : «Les égorgeurs ont carte blanche et ne laisseront aucun témoin»

MASSACRE. Pour Jean-Pierre Filiu, historien spécialiste de la Syrie, ceux qui laissent faire les massacres à Alep sont autant responsables que ceux qui les commettent.

Media. Will Vassilopoulos - Finalist Entry (Rory Peck Award for News)

CAMERA MAN. This award honours the work of freelance cameramen and camerawomen in the coverage of a news event where the focus is on the immediacy of the story. Agency rushes/un-voiced pieces are accepted in this category. (Duration: up to 10 minutes)

Middle East. The environmental consequences of Iraq’s oil fires are going unrecorded

TOXIC. Oil facilities have been targeted during conflicts since the start of mechanised warfare. It is a practice that can have serious consequences for the environment and human health. Oil fires started by Islamic State in northern Iraq have now been burning for months, exacerbating an already serious humanitarian crisis, but right now nobody seems to be monitoring their impact on the ground. 

Middle East. Drapeaux blancs et youyous dans les quartiers libérés de Mossoul

QUARTIER. "Les habitants nous accueillent avec des youyous et des sucreries, mais la moitié de la victoire leur revient", affirme un commandant des forces irakiennes qui libèrent rue après rue les quartiers de l'est de Mossoul.

"Ils nous ont fourni des informations, ils ont coopéré et ont obéi à nos instructions", assure à l'AFP le lieutenant-général Abdel Ghani al-Assadi.

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