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Members of the Syrian civil defense forces known as White Helmets search for victims following an airstrike in Arbin, eastern Ghouta on February 9, 2018. An airstrike on March 12 killed Arbin Unified Media Office photographer Bashar al-Attar. (AFP/Abdulmonam Eassa)

Airstrike kills Syrian photographer in eastern Ghouta

Beirut, March 14, 2018–Bashar al-Attar, a photographer for the pro-opposition Arbin Unified Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a March 12 airstrike in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area of Syria, outside of Damascus, according to his employer and the Syrian Journalists Association.

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A Bahraini boy holds a sign protesting the December 2012 arrest of freelance photographer Ahmed Humaidan. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)

CPJ signs joint letter to Bahrain calling for Ahmed Humaidan’s release

Today, CPJ joined 10 local and international organizations in sending an open letter calling on King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa and the Bahraini government to release photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan and dismiss all charges against him. The letter calls on the government to fulfill Bahrain’s obligations under international law and its commitments under the 2012 Universal…

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