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”.
CNN Anderson Copper AC360°
Filmmaker Sean McAllister tells Anderson Cooper he was arrested by Syrian authorities and heard others tortured.
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.
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 …
Syrian activists risk lives to help journalists.
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…
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.
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.