The details in the report speak to tensions inside the government over the intelligence community’s dealings with the media. In some cases, the agency authorized the disclosure of classified information to journalists. Yet, in recent years, the government has investigated reporters and officials, including prosecuting a C.I.A. officer for leaking details of the torture program.
“Both Luke Somers and a second non-U.S. citizen hostage were murdered by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorists during the course of the operation,” Hagel said during a visit to Afghanistan.
British photojournalist says hostages were moved by militants days before night time mission in Raqqa on 4 July
Alixandra Fazzina has received “a credible and direct threat” against her life after five years of images shot in Pakistan were published in the U.K.
“THIS IS THE LARGEST DEPLOYMENT OF END-TO-END ENCRYPTION EVER.”
Uber executive Emil Michael boasted privately about plans to harass reporters critical of the company
audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street protests
Theo Padnos, American Journalist, on Being Kidnapped, Tortured and Released in Syria
Toward the end of the report there’s an index. It it are seven pages with the names of journalists killed with full or partial impunity. Those first two lists contain 361 names.
The examples in the report included the decision to hold reporters in areas that denied them access to the events they had come to cover, and accusations of flashing lights to hinder photographers and of threats and assaults, culminating in the arrest of 21 journalists.
The arrest of the photographer, Arya Jafari, was reported by BBC Persian, a news service staffed by Iranian expatriates that is officially banned inside Iran but still widely seen there.
photographers will have to keep any equipment attached to their person
“If she [Branham] had bothered to discuss it with me, she would have known,” du Cille said. “But they’re just not going to take the direct word of the CDC and the director, and 21 days of monitoring means nothing to them because they’re just being alarmed.”
just signed an act into law that will make it both illegal and very expensive for anybody seeking to invade someone else’s privacy by taking photos of them with a camera drone
Risen was the first to break the story about the NSA’s secret wiretapping program that monitored Americans’ phone calls without a court warrant. He’s been subpoenaed to divulge his confidential sources in a separate federal criminal trial. He appealed the subpoena all the way up to the Supreme Court, but the court turned down his petition. Now, if he doesn’t name names, he could go to jail.