Syrian funeral in Deraa

A funeral for residents killed in shelling last week in Deraa, the southern Syrian city where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad erupted 15 months ago. (Photo from REUTERS)

Syrian residents gather in front of the bodies of people, whom protesters say were killed by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, during their funeral in Deraa June 9, 2012. Seventeen people, including 10 women, were killed overnight by shelling in the southern Syrian town of Deraa, where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad erupted 15 months ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
REUTERS/Handout (SYRIA)

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Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.
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