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A resident of the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor picks his... News PhotoCandidate,Choosing,City,Civil War,Civilian,Conflict,Election,Government,Horizontal,People,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY JOSE RODRIGUEZ A resident of the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor picks his candidates during an election to choose members of the city council on February 23, 2013. In rebel-held Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria, opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime hold local elections despite daily bombardment, putting into practice the democracy they have been deprived of for decades. AFP PHOTO/ZAC BAILLIE (Photo credit should read ZAC BAILLIE/AFP/Getty Images)