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Abdulelah Haider Shaye

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.

Jeremy Scahill Condemns White House Over Freed Journalist

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media

Jeremy Scahill blasted the Obama administration on Thursday for its opposition to the release of Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye from prison....

Journalist Kept In Prison At Obama's Request Now Free

Posted 09.22.2013 | Media

Abdulelah Haider Shaye, a Yemeni journalist, is free from the prison where he has been held for the past three years. Reporter Jeremy Scahill twee...

The United States vs. Freedom of Speech

Tricia Todd | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Tricia Todd

The criminalization of journalists in the United States is not a new occurrence, but the overt and veiled threats to reporters and their sources is becoming less of a rarity.

Ryan Grim

Meet The Other Journalist The Obama Administration Has Targeted

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Why Is Obama Keeping A Journalist In Prison In Yemen?

The Nation | Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

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