Canadian photographer killed by barrel bomb in Aleppo

first_img RSF_en Help by sharing this information March 12, 2021 Find out more SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Follow the news on Syria News Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that Canadian freelance photographer Ali Mustafa was killed by a barrel bomb in the Aleppo district Al-Hadariyeh on 9 March while photographing the death and destruction cause by an earlier bomb. Seven other people were killed.Mustafa, 30, had gone to Syria to cover the suffering of the civilian population in Aleppo, of late the target of a wave of barrel bombs – barrels packed with explosives that government forces drop from low-flying aircraft.Born in Toronto of immigrant parents of Pakistani and Portuguese origin, he had been covering the Middle East for several years and had closely followed the Arab uprisings that began in 2011.A wake was held for him yesterday evening in Toronto.Mustafa was the 9th foreign journalist to be killed in Syria since the start of the uprising in March 2011. A total of 28 Syrian journalists and more than 100 citizen journalists have been killed in connection with their reporting in the past three years. Syria is ranked 177th out of 180 countries in the 2014 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. March 10, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Canadian photographer killed by barrel bomb in Aleppo News Organisation Wave of Kurdish arrests of Syrian journalists center_img Receive email alerts Toll of ten years of civil war on journalists in Syria Damascus TV presenter arrested under cyber-crime law News March 8, 2021 Find out more to go further News SyriaMiddle East – North Africa February 3, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Gold Coast home designed to make the most of its waterfront position

first_imgKick back and relax while soaking up the views.IT is a boatie’s dream with 18m of water frontage, space for a 45ft boat and easy access to the open ocean.This two-storey property at Calypso Bay was designed to make the most of its waterfront position.Owner Beth Adams said she and her husband spared no expense when they built the property, where they have lived for the past nine-and-a-half years. The kitchen has stone benchtops and soft close cabinetry. MORE NEWS: Luxury penthouse’s sale price revealed It has serious street appeal too.“I’m not looking forward to selling this house because I do love it.”A media room, bridge separating the master bedroom from the guest rooms upstairs, polished timber staircase and salt water pool are among the house’s standout features.“We’re also probably one of the few blocks that has got a 12m pontoon, everyone else has an 8m pontoon,” Mrs Adams said.“It’s a boaties dream.” Mrs Adams loved a lot about the house but the master bedroom was her favourite room as it was where she went to relax.“My master bedroom is huge, I do spend a lot of time up there,” she said.center_img Soaring ceilings and wide windows are standout features of the home.“It’s got all quality fittings throughout the whole house,” she said.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“You wouldn’t think that it’s that old because my husband and I have looked after everything.”The five-bedroom, three-bathroom residence has a neutral palette, soaring ceilings and wide windows.MORE NEWS: Downturn ‘positive’, odds even on rate cut: RBA The pool is picture perfect. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenDifferences between building in new or established estates01:50last_img read more