August 5, 2009
What about Ibrahim Jassam?
Current.tv journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee are about to arrive in California after spending 140 days in a North Korean prison having been convicted of committing "hostile acts". The North Korean leader Kim Jong Il pardoned the duo after a surprise visit by Bill Clinton. You can watch the arrival of the two journalists […]
May 12, 2009
Roxana Saberi and media attention
While the world welcomes the release of US/iranian journalist Roxana Saberi and the analysts pile in with their take of what it all means for US/Iranian relations, roughly 125 journalists remain behind bars around the world according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan, arrested in Tehran on November 2008, slips […]