French war photographer, Rémi Ochlik was killed on February 22nd, 2012 in the bombing of the Baba Amro district in Homs, Syria.
In 2004 – although he had not yet graduated – he went to cover the protests against President Aristide in Haiti. His work earned him the François-Chalais Young Reporter Award and was presented during the “Visa pour l’Image” festival in Perpignan. He founded his own press agency, IP3 Press, which aims to cover conflicts throughout the world such as the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2008. In 2011, he covered the Arab Spring revolts and conflicts in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria. He received several awards for his photographs, including posthumously.
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