|Appears in Collections:||Communications, Media and Culture Newspaper/Magazine Articles|
|Title:||Marie Colvin: Lindsey Hilsum's revealing biography of courageous war reporter is compelling stuff|
|Publisher:||The Conversation Trust|
|Citation:||Ahmad I (2018) Marie Colvin: Lindsey Hilsum's revealing biography of courageous war reporter is compelling stuff. The Conversation. 13.11.2018.|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: For Marie Colvin, it was Lebanon's War of the Camps that brought home the power of journalism. In April 1987 Burj al Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp, was besieged by Amal, a Shia militia backed by the Syrian regime. Colvin and her photographer Tom Stoddart paid an Amal commander to briefly hold fire while they ran into the camp across no-man's land. The assault on the camp was relentless and women were forced to run a gauntlet of sniper fire to get food and water for their families.|
|Rights:||The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/|
|Affiliation:||Communications, Media and Culture|
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