Thursday, March 17, 2011

Turkey helps free Iraqi journalist from Libya

"The Turkish government played a role in helping free the Guardian journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad from prison in Libya, it has been disclosed.

Abdul-Ahad had been detained by the Libyan authorities for a fortnight after being picked up from the coastal town of Sabratha on 2 March, along with a Brazilian correspondent."


CMAR II said...

Wow. Ol' G. from Baghdad is still in the thick of things.

Jeffrey said...

Hey, CMAR II, I did a double-take too when I saw G.'s name.

Long time, no talk. Hope you and your family are doing fine.