July 11, 2013
The Shooting Death of Ahmed Samir Assem
Mr Assem’s brother, Eslam, 29, said the footage’s last seconds showed a soldier shooting demonstrators from a roof. The soldier then turned his gun towards Mr Assem and the film suddenly went dead, he added.
— from: Ahmed Assem: the Egyptian photographer who chronicled his own death – Telegraph
Can you recall a more tragic but telling task of pattern recognition? …As well as a moment and a scene screaming out for an international response to the endangerment of journalists? I’m sure there will be a raft of artful and stylish conflict images to compete with, but how fitting a message if this frame won the coming year’s Picture of the Year or World Press award.
(screen grab via Telegraph/YouTube)
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