Amanda Lindhout

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Day 7: Freelancers hostage in Somalia

August 29, 2008 10:53 AM ET

Today marks the seventh day that four media workers have been held hostage by an unknown group roughly 12 miles (20 kilometers) west of Mogadishu. Freelance journalists Amanda Lindhout, Nigel Brennan, and Abdifatah Mohamed Elmi, along with driver Mahad...

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Press freedom in the news 8/26/08

August 26, 2008 10:40 AM ET

Agence France-Presse is covering the abduction of two foreign journalists, their fixer, and driver in Somalia. Australian Nigel Brennan and Canadian Amanda Lindhout, along with their Somali support staff were kidnapped outside Mogadishu as they traveled to report on...

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 SOMALIA: Three journalists and driver kidnapped

August 25, 2008 10:02 PM ET

New York, August 25, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about the safety of three journalists and their driver who were abducted by an unknown armed group two days ago. Somali photojournalist Abdifatah Mohamed Elmi and two...

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