Category : Libya

Жизнь в преддверии Ада

alt informationТитулованный кинодокументалист Марко Салюстро описывает журналистские проблемы освещения бедственного положения тысяч мигрантов, которые cбежали из стран «Черной Африки» и в настоящее время пребывают в Ливии

Vivir en el limbo

alt informationEl galardonado cineasta Marco Salustro describe los desafíos periodísticos que supone documentar la difícil situación de los miles de migrantes huidos de África subsahariana, ahora retenidos en Libia

العيش في طي النسيان

alt informationيصف المخرج المخضرم ماركو سالوسترو التحديّات الصحفية عند تغطية محنة الآلاف من المهاجرين من أفريقيا جنوب الصحراء الكبرى والمحتجزين حاليا في ليبيا

Risky business: Bookselling in Libya

alt informationThe dangers of selling "the wrong" kind of book in Libya are many and varied and yet one chain of bookshops is still open for business

Tim Hetherington’s Infidel exhibition opens in Liverpool

alt informationLiverpool John Moores University officially opened its Infidel exhibition, a display of photographs by Tim Hetherington, on Wednesday night. The Liverpool-born photojournalist, who died in Libya under mortar fire in 2011, took the photos during the year he spent embedded with the US Army in Afghanistan’s Korangal Valley while shooting his 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo. […]

Libya’s revolution “will not stop until we have freedom”

alt informationAfter 42 years of political oppression in Libya, it was hoped that the apparatus of Gaddafi’s regime would be dismantled after he was swept from power. Vestiges of the despot's suffocating grip on free speech still remain, and are still being used to suppress political expression. Alastair Sloan reports

Three years after Arab Spring officials thwart digital dissent

alt informationThe “social media revolutions” once had tyrants fearing their imminent demise. Now Twitter users from Marrakech to Manama know — call for political reforms, joke about a sensitive topic, or expose government abuse and you could end up in jail. Adrian Shahbaz reports

Free speech in post-Gaddafi Libya

After the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has seen a flourishing of new media outlets and NGOs. But two years on, the country still faces challenges to free expression, says Ghazi Gheblawi

Libya throws out law criminalising glorification of Muammar Gaddafi

Libya’s Supreme Court yesterday threw out a new law criminalising the glorification of ousted dictator Muammar Gaddafi or his supporters. The law was deemed to be “unconstitutional”, after a group of Libyan lawyers argued against the law for violating international law and the country’s interim constitutional covenant.

Freedom of speech in Libya under threat from new law

Kirsty Hughes: Freedom of speech in Libya under threat from new law

World Press Freedom Day 2012

The last year has seen tumultuous shifts for media freedom. But core problems still remain in the world's troublespots, says Padraig Reidy

Lindsey Hilsum on Libya opening up

Channel 4's Lindsey Hilsum on capturing the glorious moment when a repressive regime falls and people are able to tell their stories for the first time