Extras

Channel 4 News

The prisoners ‘treated like animals’ in Syria’s dungeons – As Syria promises to release political prisoners, Channel 4 News talks to film-maker Sean McAllister about his fears for two of the activists he met whilst undercover who have since “disappeared”.

www.channel4.com/news/the-prisoners-treated-like-animals-in-syrias-dungeons

CNN Anderson Copper AC360°

Filmmaker Sean McAllister tells Anderson Cooper he was arrested by Syrian authorities and heard others tortured.

http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/31/video-filmmaker-i-heard-victims-in-syria/?hpt=ac_mid

Mobiledia

Syria’s crackdown on journalists is leaving activists depending on increasingly tenuous mobile and Internet lifelines for communications as the country steps up efforts to quell protests.

www.mobiledia.com/news/114484.html

New York Times (blog)

Sean McAllister, a British documentary filmmaker, was arrested in the Syrian capital, Damascus, last week while working secretly for Britain’s Channel 4 News. In an interview broadcast on Tuesday, after his release, Mr. McAllister 

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/25/journalist-describes-captivity-in-syria/

Toronto Star

Syrian activists risk lives to help journalists.

www.thestar.com/news/article/1078086

Channel 4 News

Internationally renowned film-maker Sean McAllister describes what he saw and heard while detained in a Syrian cell by the authorities. His account reveals an insight into how dissent is…

www.channel4.com/news/journalist-witnesses-syrian-authorities-torturing-activists

The Telegraph

British journalist witnesses torture in Syrian jail – Undercover filmmaker Sean McAllister was detained by Syrian security forces in Damascus for five days. He describes what he witnessed.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/8849541/British-journalist-witnesses-torture-in-Syrian-jail.html

Daily Mail

A documentary filmmaker has revealed the nightmares he witnessed after he was arrested and interrogated by the Syrian authorities. Sean McAllister was working for Channel 4 News covering the rebellion in the country when he was detained in a Damascus cafe last week.

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2053524/British-filmmaker-Sean-McAllisters-account-Syrian-prison.html#ixzz1bs69LuNE