Polish photographer kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Syria

Posted on July 25, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Kidnapped, Middle East

Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Polish photojournalist Marcin Suder, who was kidnapped by a dozen masked gunmen at around 11 a.m. yesterday in Saraqeb, in the northwestern province of Idlib. A freelancer who works for the Corbis agency, the Polish photo-agency Studio Melon and other outlets, Suder was abducted during a raid on a media centre in Saraqeb. The precise identity of his kidnappers is still unknown. No group has claimed responsibility and no demands have been made. According to the international media, Marcin Suder may have been abducted by a group of armed Islamists. Read article

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