Paul Conroy, a British photojournalist who was recently smuggled out of Syria, spoke with Anderson by phone earlier tonight. He was injured in the same shelling that killed his friends and colleagues Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik. "This was murder" Conroy told us, "professional artillerymen targeted and murdered Marie Colvin. They murdered Remi." Conroy, who has covered wars and conflicts all over the world says what he's witnessed in Syria is a systematic slaughter of civilians by the regime. He calls this the most ferocious and unnecessary violence he's seen, and that the world has stood by and watched this assault continue while doing nothing. Although Conroy just escaped Syria, he says he would go back to confront Assad. "I would go face to face with anyone in the Syrian regime and refute their lies," Conroy told us.
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