Daily Archives: April 21, 2011

Interview with photographer Chris Hondros on why he did the job

It’s well worth watching this interview with Chris Hondros on why he did the job he did. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Posted in Videos | 9 Comments

Libyan Prince eager to play a role in rebuilding the country

Yesterday in the Wall Street Journal, an article about Libya’s exiled crown prince Mohammed El Senussi, who says he is ready to serve his country in whichever way it is necessary. Mohammed El Senussi, the exiled crown prince of Libya, … Continue reading

Posted in News | 53 Comments

Parting Glance: Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

The New York Times have two articles, one for Tim Hetherington and one for Chris Hondros, where several of their colleagues remember their personalities and past assignments with them. They also include beautiful photography by these two men. On Chris … Continue reading

Posted in General | 2 Comments

Misrata is the Gateway to Free Libya

This beautiful short piece comes from Jeff, at Worldathon. He writes: Misrata in many ways resembles Dresden after the allied bombing of World War II. Most of this once proud city is reduced to rubble,the victim of 42 days of … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | 4 Comments

Video: Prisoners humiliated by Gaddafi’s forces

This video from Al Manara Media shows a number of civilians captured by Gaddafi’s forces being humiliated and abused by their captors.

Posted in Videos | 23 Comments

Video: Destroyed and disabled Gaddafi tanks

Via Wefaq Libya, this video shows a number of tanks belonging to Gaddafi’s Hamza Brigade that the opposition destroyed and disabled.

Posted in Videos | 6 Comments

Remembering Tim Hetherington

Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton remembers her first assignment with Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Misrata yesterday. She describes him as a very humble person, always switching the focus away from himself. He cared about the people he filmed and … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off on Remembering Tim Hetherington

Chris Hondros’ last photographs

Two acclaimed photographers, Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington, were killed yesterday in Misrata after they came under mortar fire. The Telegraph now shares the last set of photographs that Chris Hondros submitted. View the gallery here

Posted in Images | Tagged | 8 Comments

April 21st Updates

New York: London: Tripoli: 21:15 Reuters The United States is starting to use armed Predator drones in Libya to target Muammar Gaddafi’s forces after President Barack Obama approved their use, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Thursday. The unmanned aircraft, … Continue reading

Posted in Live News | 7 Comments