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Correspondent Anthony Shadid was pressured by his editors, his cousin Ed Shadid claims.
Four Italian journalists who were kidnapped in Syria have been released after being held hostage for over a week.
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Turkish journalists in Ankara, on February 24, 2012, hold pictures of journalists who died covering the crisis in Syria, New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid (L), who died from an asthma attack as he was crossing from Syria back to Turkey, and French photojournalist Remi Ochlik (C) and Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin (R), killed in an alleged rocket attack by Syrian regime forces against a makeshift opposition media center in the besieged city of Homs in Syria on February 22, during a demonstration by journalists denouncing violence against members of the media and the brutality of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

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