Press freedom in the news 9/10/08

The Web site Lower Hudson Journal has coverage of the release of filmmaker Andrew Berends, who had been detained in Nigeria since August 31. Berends flew from Nigeria to Germany last night after spending 10 days beign questioned by the Nigerian military on suspicion of espionage. His Nigerian translator, Samuel George, continues to face interrogation by authorities.

Also today, the Web site Electronic Iraq is re-running our alert from September 8 about the release of Iraqi cameraman Omar Husham, who was detained by U.S. forces last week.