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Sofiene Chourabi

December 12, 2017 4:13 PM ET

Tunisian journalists Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Guetari, who worked for the privately owned Tunisian satellite channel First TV, were kidnapped twice while reporting in eastern Libya in September 2014, according to news reports.On September 3, 2014, Chourabi and Guetari were...

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In Tunisia, press freedom erodes amid security fears

October 27, 2015 7:00 AM ET

Hard-earned press freedom in Tunisia is under threat as journalists are squeezed between violent extremists and security services sensitive to criticism in the wake of deadly terror attacks. While Islamist militants threaten the media, the government introduces restrictive legislation and...

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Two Tunisian journalists held for two weeks in Libya

September 23, 2014 4:22 PM ET

New York, September 23, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that two Tunisian journalists have been held by a militia in eastern Libya for two weeks and calls for them to be freed immediately. This is the...

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Police attack Tunisian journalists covering protest

April 10, 2012 5:24 PM ET

New York, April 10, 2012--Tunisian authorities must immediately investigate attacks against journalists covering a Martyrs' Day protest in the Tunisian capital on Monday, the first series of anti-press attacks that the Committee to Protect Journalists has documented in three...

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