Saleh Ayyad Hafyana

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Lack of media coverage compounds violence in Libya

April 27, 2015 11:01 AM ET

Near the end of August 2014, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates launched airstrikes against what were characterized as Islamist-allied militias fighting near Tripoli, Libya. Or maybe they didn't. The New York Times broke the story on August 25,...

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Libyan journalist killed; others injured, detained

November 18, 2013 5:10 PM ET

New York, November 18, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Libyan authorities to ensure that an investigation is carried out into the death of Saleh Ayyad Hafyana, a photographer for the independent Fassato News Agency, who was...

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Saleh Ayyad Hafyana

November 18, 2013 1:39 PM ET

Hafyana, a photographer for the independent Fassato News Agency, was hit by shrapnel when members of a militia opened fire on a crowd of protesters in Tripoli, according to Fassato. The demonstrators were protesting against the presence of militias in...

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