Qatar: 2001

Special Reports


Archive of Brief News Alerts

Fisk, his Independent colleague Justin Huggler, driver Amanullah, and translator Fayyaz Ahmed were driving past Kila Abdullah, near the Afghan border, when their car broke down. A large crowd gathered around the car and started throwing stones and hitting Huggler and Fisk. As the two reporters tried to board a bus, Fisk was dragged off,…

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Between Two Worlds

Qatar’s Al-Jazeera satellite channel faces conflicting expectations

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Censoring the New War

After the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington D.C., defending press freedom has become more important than ever before.

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Syria Briefing Sept. 2001: Stop Signs

Syria’s press showed signs of life after Bashar al-Assad succeeded his iron-fisted father last year, but the thaw proved fleeting.

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