Reporters Without Borders is worried about the abduction of Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout, Australian freelance photographer Nigel Brennan and Somali photographer Abdifatah Mohammed Elmi. Gunmen kidnapped them and their driver Mahad yesterday near Mogadishu for reasons that are not yet clear.

Reporters Without Borders is worried about the abduction of Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout, Australian freelance photographer Nigel Brennan and Somali photographer Abdifatah Mohammed Elmi. Gunmen kidnapped them and their driver Mahad yesterday near Mogadishu for reasons that are not yet clear.

In CNN’s  Multichoice African Journalism Award, the Free Press award went to Seyoum Tsehaye of Eritrea  whose wife received the prize because Seyhoum is in jail for daring to report that some journalists and politicians he previously met in jail were incarcerated without trial. CNN/

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In CNN’s  Multichoice African Journalism Award, the Free Press award went to Seyoum Tsehaye of Eritrea  whose wife received the prize because Seyhoum is in jail for daring to report that some journalists and politicians he previously met in jail were incarcerated without trial. CNN/

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