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A Victory for Press Freedom Happens In Spite of Obama

Jason Ditz | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media
Jason Ditz

One of the top journalists in Yemen, Abdulelah Haider Shaye has been in prison for two and a half years on charges of providing aid to a terrorist organization. His crime is a straightforward one: reporting the unvarnished truth.

Ryan Grim

Meet The Other Journalist The Obama Administration Has Targeted | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- James Rosen got off easy. After searching his email and tracking his whereabouts, the Department of Justice has not jailed or prosecuted...

WATCH: Why Does Obama Want This Journalist To Remain In Prison?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media

On Thursday's "Democracy Now," reporter Jeremy Scahill and a member of the Committee to Protect Journalists discussed the ongoing imprisonment of a Ye...

Why Is President Obama Keeping A Journalist In Prison In Yemen?

The Nation | Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.14.2012 | Media

On February 2, 2011, President Obama called Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The two discussed counterterrorism cooperation and the battle against...