Daif al-Gahzal al-Shuhaibi

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Libya

Top Developments•  Regime pursues defamation cases in Morocco and other countries.•  Qaddafi nationalizes the nation’s sole private television station. Key Statistic 3: Moroccan newspaper ordered to pay damages for “injuring the dignity” of Col. Muammar Qaddafi. Col. Muammar Qaddafi marked in September the 40th anniversary of the coup that brought him to power and led to the…

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Body of missing journalist found

New York, June 6, 2005—Missing journalist Daif al-Gahzal al-Shuhaibi was discovered dead late last week. Al-Shuhaibi’s body was found on the coast of Benghazi, about 1,000 km (620 miles) east of the capital, Tripoli, according to press reports. An unnamed government official said that al-Shuhaibi, a former reporter for the government-owned Azahf Al-Akhdar, appeared “to…

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JUNE 2, 2005 Posted: June 21, 2005 Daif al-Gahzal al-Shuhaibi, freelance KILLED—CONFIRMED Al-Ghazal’s body was found in Benghazi, his hometown, about 1,000 km (620 miles) east of the capital, Tripoli, on or about June 2 after he went missing from his home on May 21, according to several sources. Al-Ghazal was a former journalist for…

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