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Journalists' detention in Libya drags on

International organizations have condemned the prolonged detention of four journalists by the government of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and have called for their immediate release.... Read more»

Journalists mark month of detention in Libya

As journalists and advocates of press freedom around the globe mark World Press Freedom Day, four reporters — two of them American — are marking one month of detention in Tripoli at the hands of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.... Read more»

Journalists stabbed, beaten, arrested in Egypt

Journalists covering protests in Egypt reported being beaten, arrested and harassed Thursday in what the White House described as a "concerted campaign to intimidate" foreign press.... Read more»

Egypt: Internet cut ahead of Friday protests

Egypt cut off the country's Internet service in what looks like an attempt to disrupt plans for massive new protests on Friday.... Read more»1

Think again

Is farm work funny, Mr. Colbert?

House Minority Leader John Boehner says he thinks it’s weird that Democrats have “time to bring a comedian to Congress but they don't have time to end the uncertainty by extending the tax cuts." The reaction to Colbert’s appearance has been largely negative. Washington does not like this character who captures the city so well—at least not in person.... Read more»

Study: Some disabled immigrants face deportation

U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents with mental disabilities have been mistakenly deported because they were unable to effectively defend themselves, according to a study released by the American Civil Liberties Union and the non-profit Human Rights Watch.... Read more»

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