Behind the Photo: The Free Syrian Army

June 28, 2013

By Dzana Tsomondo

© Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

Free Syrian Army fighters take position in the living room of a house in Aleppo, August 14, 2012. One rebel sits eating a chocolate bar; the commander scouts the area, next to a rebel firing his sniper rifle.

Two days before Goran Tomasevic was supposed to head to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he was given an opportunity to work behind rebel lines in war-torn Syria. He didn’t think twice. “Covering conflicts is my job,” he says. Tomasevic spent 18 days in Aleppo, photographing the bloody struggle for control of Syria’s largest city. The battlefield images he...

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