Three of four journalists detained nearly three weeks ago by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi have finally been able to call their families to report that they are OK–but still locked up in a jail in Tripoli with little indication of when the
Spanish photographer Manuel Varela de Seijas Brabo was arrested April 5 along with American reporters James Foley, a correspondent for the online news site GlobalPost, and Clare Morgana Gillis, a freelancer who had been in Libya reporting for The Atlantic and USA Today. South African photographer Anton Hammerl was detained separately on the same day.
It’s been a week since the American journalists Clare Morgana Gillis, James Wright Foley, freelancers reporting for TheAtlantic.com and GlobalPost, …
It’s been a week since the American journalists Clare Morgana Gillis, James Wright Foley, freelancers reporting for TheAtlantic.com and GlobalPost, respectively, and their Spanish and South African colleagues Manuel Varela de Seijas Brabo and Anton Hammerl, both photographers, were captured by Qaddafi’s forces near the eastern Libyan oil town of Brega.
Four journalists, including two photographers, who were detained on Tuesday by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi will soon be released, according to a report just published by GlobalPost.com. Qaddafi’s chief spokesperson has said the journalis
Those detained included freelance photographers Manu Brabo of Spain and Anton Hammerl of South Africa; and reporters James Foley of the online news site GlobalPost and Clare Morgana Gillis, an American freelancer.