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Riot police restrain a protester in Beirut, Lebanon, on January 18, 2020. Authorities arrested U.S. freelancer Nicholas Frakes and held him for two days. (Reuters/Mohamed Azakir)

Lebanese authorities detain US freelancer Nicholas Frakes for 2 days

At about 8:30 p.m. on January 19, 2020, Lebanese security forces arrested Nicholas Frakes, a U.S. national and freelance reporter, while he was covering protests in downtown Beirut, according to news reports and a friend of the journalist, who spoke to CPJ.

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Journalist flees Argentina after reporting on prosecutor’s death

New York, January 26, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned that Argentine journalist Damián Pachter fled the country early Saturday out of concern for his safety, according to news reports. Pachter broke the news on January 18 that Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor investigating the 1994 terrorist attack on Jewish cultural center AMIA, had been…

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