Espen Rasmussen

Wadi Khaled, LEBANON

A man holds a mobile phone, displaying a photograph of his dead son, killed during the conflict in Syria. Protests against the ruling Baathist regime of Bashar al-Assad erupted in March 2011. Although they were initially peaceful, they were violently repressed by the Syrian army and police. In response to being ordered to shoot unarmed civilians, large numbers of men deserted the army and formed the Free Syrian Army. The protest movement has now turned into an armed uprising with clashes between the regular army and the Free Syrian Army. By mid 2012 the conflict was being described by some within the UN as a civil war.

Object Name
Copyright
Espen Rasmussen
City
Wadi Khaled
Country
LEBANON
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Not for sale in Scandinavia
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4392 x 2928 pixels
37.19 x 24.79 cm (300 dpi)
14.64 x 9.76 inch (300 dpi)
7.0 MB size on disk
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