Mohammed Kamara

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Government releases jailed editor into U.S. custody

December 9, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 9, 2002—Liberian authorities released journalist Hassan Bility, whom authorities had held incommunicado since June 24 as a "prisoner of war." According to news reports, Bility, editor of the independent weekly The Analyst, was released without being charged...

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Military calls jailed editor "prisoner of war."

October 24, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 24, 2002—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) deplores the recent recommendation by a five-member military tribunal that editor Hassan Bility, who has been detained since June 24, be treated as a "prisoner of war." According to...

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CPJ expresses renewed concern about safety and whereabouts of journalist

August 15, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is extremely concerned about the whereabouts and the safety of Hassan Bility, editor-in-chief of The Analyst newspaper, which is based in Liberia's capital, Monrovia. He has been held incommunicado in state custody for almost two months.

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Military court demands that journalist be brought to hearing

July 26, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 26, 2002—The Court Martial Board, Liberia's military court, yesterday gave the government an August 7 deadline to produce Hassan Bility, a prominent newspaper editor who has been detained incommunicado since June 24. Bility, editor of the weekly...

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Two journalists killed by gunmen; two others wounded

May 25, 2000 12:00 PM ET

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in SIERRA LEONE New York, May 24, 2000 --- The Committee to Protect Journalists is outraged by the latest murderous attack on journalists in Sierra Leone, which claimed the lives...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: 1999 Death Toll: Listed by Country

March 22, 2000 12:10 PM ET

[Click here for full list of documented cases] At its most fundamental level, the job of a journalist is to bear witness. In 1999, journalists in Sierra Leone witnessed rebels' atrocities against civilians in the streets of Freetown. In the...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Sierra Leone

March 22, 2000 12:02 PM ET

In 1999, Sierra Leone became the world's most dangerous country for journalists, with a total of 10 journalists killed in the line of duty. (See Special Report on Sierra Leone) The combined rebel forces of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF)...

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