War Journalists Remembered

Christiane Amanpour on the accomplished work of Marie Colvin, Anthony Shadid.
3:49 | 02/22/12

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And finally denied the brave men and women who through their words try to move the world to action. In Syria today said -- people were reported killed as president -- brutal assault on his own people continues. One of the dead was an American Marie Colvin a reporter legendary for her courage and her signature eye patch she -- that covering another war. For decades she risked her life to send messages back to the rest of the world. -- some of the pictures are graphic ABC's global affairs anchor Christiane Amanpour reported alongside her -- understands that compelling need. To bear witness. Last night our friend and longtime colleague Marie -- filed this report from homes in Syria. They're 28000. People in -- -- in homes where I end. Besieged. They're here because they can't get out this year and will not let them out. Code words. This teaching us to understand what's really going on behind hours of video us it'd be posted on the Internet. By desperate residents of this city under -- There's just. Shells rockets. The tank fire pouring into civilian areas of the city she was crouched in the basement filled with whom need women and children. As she filed this report for the BBC about -- little boy she watched died yesterday. The doctors. Effectively we can't do anything and we had lots -- babies -- coming you know desperate for breath. We had gone to homes because Syrian civilians have been struggling against the government for needy year now. It started peacefully. He demanded reforms and changes like across the Arab world. -- because they got nothing in return because the government to and its opportunity and tanks on the protesters.

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