Yemeni Journalist Who Obama Kept in Prison Is Free

By: Tuesday July 23, 2013 3:27 pm

Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye, who United States President Barack Obama had been keeping in prison, has been released. Shaye was apparently given a presidential pardon that requires him to remain in Sanaa for two years. This means he would be prohibited from traveling to many of the areas where US drone strikes have taken [...]

Obama Celebrates Press Freedom But Refuses to Let Yemen Free Journalist (VIDEO)

By: Friday May 4, 2012 11:00 am

President Barack Obama and other United States government leaders marked World Press Freedom Day yesterday. Obama issued a statement to pay “special tribute to those journalists who have sacrificed their lives, freedom or personal well-being in pursuit of truth and justice.” He invoked the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which proclaims that every person has [...]

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