Yemeni Reporter Who Exposed U.S. Drone Strike Freed From Prison After Being Jailed At Obama’s Request
In a statement, the White House now says it is "concerned and disappointed" by Shaye’s release. "We should let that statement set in: The White House is saying that they are disappointed and concerned that a Yemeni journalist has been released from a Yemeni prison," says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation, who covers Shaye’s case in "Dirty Wars," his new book and film by the same name. "
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The Oakland City Council approved a 1,170,000 settlement Tuesday night in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a National Lawyers Guild legal team on behalf of journalist Scott Campbell and 11 other persons who were injured in the Oakland Police Department's violent response to Occupy Oakland in the fall of 2011.
Dirty Wars follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of the international bestseller Blackwater, into the heart of America’s covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond.
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took the Obama administration and DOJ to task for going after whistleblowers, journalists and potheads while allowing the Wall Street bankers to walk free.
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American journalist James Foley is missing in Syria after being kidnapped six weeks ago, his family announced today. According to witnesses, the 39-year-old freelancer was taken by unidentified gunmen on Thanksgiving Day in Idlib...
Approximately 1,000 protesters, including a large group of musicians, left Zuccotti Park today at 4pm EST, and was cut in half by a group of helmeted NYPD officers at Williams and Pine Streets. Violent arrests ensued, with journalist John Knefel among those detained.
Abby Martin of "Breaking the Set" speaks to independent journalist Tim Pool about live streaming and the rise of new media.
When Democracy Now! senior producer Mike Burke attempted to interview billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson inside the Republican National Convention, a woman identified as Adelson’s daughter grabbed our video camera, tried to take it into a private suite and then threw the camera to the ground. ..