Posts tagged with ‘Libya’
Suzanne Merkelson writing about the literary proclivities of Muammar Gaddafi and other unsavory leaders in Foreign Policy.
Bad Politics, Worse Prose: From suicidal astronauts to bestiality, you can learn a lot about what makes the world’s worst tyrants tick from the terrible books they write.
CPJ has documented more than 70 attacks on the press since political unrest erupted in Libya last month. They include two fatalities, a gunshot injury, 45 detentions, 11 assaults, two attacks on news facilities, the jamming of Al-Jazeera and Al-Hurra transmissions, at least four instances of obstruction, the expulsion of two international journalists, and the interruption of Internet service. At least six local journalists are missing amid speculation they are in the custody of security forces. One media support worker is also unaccounted for.
The CPJ is keeping daily tally on reporting conditions in the country.
Al Jazeera journalist Sammir Shatara on the re-arrest of Norwegian photographer and journalist Ammar Al-Hamdan and three colleagues.
Al-Hamdan was orginally captured on March 7, released, and then arrested again over the weekend.
Ramona Tancau, The Foreigner, Norwegian Al-Jazeera journalist recaptured.