For wounded Syrian photographer, Paris protest reawakens Aleppo trauma

A Syrian photographer wounded at a weekend protest in Paris said on Monday that the sight of “blood everywhere” during clashes between police and protesters brought back memories of a crackdown in his home country almost a decade ago.Ameer al-Halbi, a freelance photographer who has worked for AFP and covered the Syrian civil war from his home city of Aleppo, needed treatment for face wounds that caused heavy bleeding.AFP and other news organisations condemned the incident, and Paris police launched an internal inquiry to determine the circumstances under which al-Halbi was hurt while covering …

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