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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 01:12 PM
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2 missing journalists turn out to have been detained by Libya
Source: cnn

The whereabouts of two journalists who disappeared this month while covering the war in Libya were revealed Friday and both appear to be healthy and in custody of the government, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

Anton Hammerl, a freelance South African photographer detained early this month, is being held by the Libyan government, the New York-based, independent, nonprofit organization said in a statement.

The international news website Global Post told CPJ that Libyan authorities told the South African government that he was well and soon would be allowed to speak with his family.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/04/22/libya.journa...
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Corruption Winz Donating Member (581 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 03:07 PM
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1. Soon? How soon is soon?
A week? A month? It's..... nice.... that they plan to keep him alive long enough for that to happen, but I don't think talking to his family and telling them that he is OKay and that he loves them is a national security threat.
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