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Top 5 Countries That Should Be on Obama's Itinerary

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Committee to Protect Journalists

In the past two days Ethiopia released six journalists from prison, an unprecedented development in one of Africa's most repressive countries for the media. The releases happened in advance of President Obama's trip to Ethiopia later this month.

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Could Be Free Within Hours

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media

(Adds details, background) DOHA, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Egypt could free Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy within hours, Qatar-bas...

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists Could Still Be Pardoned

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2015 | Media

* Three journalists face retrial * Minister says presidential pardon can't be excluded * Improving ties between Egypt, Q...

Journalist On Being Imprisoned: 'You Realize The Value Of Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

D. Parvaz, senior producer of human rights at Al Jazeera America, joined HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski Tuesday to discuss the one-year anniversary ...

It's Been One Year Since The Al Jazeera Journalists Were Jailed In Egypt

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.29.2014 | Media

On Dec. 29, 2013, three Al Jazeera journalists were imprisoned in Egypt -- a case that has triggered widespread condemnation of the Egyptian governmen...

Sister Hears From Journalist Held In N. Korea

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lisa Ling received an unexpected call and got "tremendous relief" when her sister Laura - who has been detained in North Korea - was on the line Tuesd...

Roxana Saberi Is No Spy, Says Obama

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Roxana Saberi, a 31-year old American journalist sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran last week, was not "engaging in any sort of espionage," Pr...