Robert King

  • Snipers of Aleppo

    Over the last six months the FSA and the battle for Aleppo has transitioned from a full-on frontline assault into a slow-paced but still deadly sniper war.

  • Syria - The Free Syrian Army

    During his time in Syria throughout much of 2012, videographer Robert KIng followed Aleppo's Al-Tawhid Brigade as he dodged bullets and rocket fire to learn more about the largest brigade of the Free Syrian Army. Somehow Robert managed to track down...

  • Interviews with an FSA Media-Center Coordinator and a Doctor in Aleppo

    Today, we're serving up two interviews Robert King conducted in the field with Ahmed Al-Hajji, an FSA media-center coordinator in Aleppo, and Dr. Osman, a doctor at a hospital in Aleppo.

  • Interviews with Syrian Army Defectors

    Today, we're serving up two interviews Robert King conducted in the field with Abu Ahmad, a civil engineer and defector from the Syrian Army, and Akhi Muhammad, a defected Free Syrian Army officer from Damascus.

  • Syria - The Bombing of Aleppo's Dar al-Shifa Hospital

    On November 21, Aleppo's Dar al-Shifa Hospital was bombed and destroyed by the Syrian Army. This is the same makeshift hospital where, VICE photographer and videographer Robert King reported on human rights abuses and war crimes against patients.

  • Inside Aleppo's 'Stalingrad'

    I am traveling with the Free Syrian Army on the front line of the al-Arqub neighborhood in Aleppo. Sniper rounds crack as the bullets zip over our heads. The acidic taste of gunpowder scares my throat and burns my waterless tear ducts. Just a half mile...

  • Interviews with a Commander and a Rebel Soldier in the FSA

    VICE reached out to Robert King in an attempt to arrive at the twisted core of the matter in Syria. Today, we're serving up two interviews he conducted with the commander of the largest FSA brigade in Aleppo and a carpenter turned FSA rebel.

  • Robert King Is the Bulletproof Ghost of Conflict Reporting

    The situation in Syria is like many others throughout history—the eventual fallout of a religious minority ruling and oppressing the majority. I’m just trying to record it all, and I’ll be back soon. That’s the best I can do.