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Libyan radio journalist Sami al-Sharif detained while covering protests

Washington D.C., August 27, 2020 – Libyan authorities should immediately release journalist Sami al-Sharif and ensure that the press can cover protests without fear of attack or harassment from demonstrators or security forces, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On August 23, men in military uniforms affiliated with the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord…

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Members of the Libyan internationally recognized pro-government forces are seen near Tripoli on April 10, 2019. Journalist Rida Fahil Al-Bom was recently detained in Libya. (Reuters/Hani Amara)

Journalist Rida Fahil Al-Bom detained in Libya

Washington, D.C., December 17, 2019 — Libyan authorities should immediately account for the whereabouts of journalist and press freedom advocate Rida Fahil al-Bom and do their utmost to secure his release, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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