Niraz Saeed

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The entrance of the Yarmouk camp in Damascus in May 2018. A Palestinian photojournalist who covered life in the camp has died while in Syrian government custody. (Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)

Palestinian photojournalist jailed in 2015 dies in Syrian government custody

Beirut, July 16, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Syrian authorities to conduct an immediate and transparent investigation into the death of Niraz Saeed, a Palestinian-Syrian photojournalist who died in state custody. The news of his death comes as dozens of journalists trapped in southwest Syria have appealed for help to escape the…

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