Reuters correspondent expelled by Libyan government

Michael Georgy, a Reuters correspondent, was expelled by the Libyan government from the country on Wednesday. The reporter was notified by authorities on Tuesday that he must leave Libya the following day; no reason was given for the expulsion. Georgy had earlier been detained for several hours by authorities after trying to reach Misrata, a rebel held city. Editor-in-chief, Stephen Adler stated: “We regret the decision of the Libyan authorities to expel our correspondent and we regret the fact that no reason has been given for his expulsion.”