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Libya frees detained journalists

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 01:47

May 19 - Four foreign journalists detained in Libya are released while a reporter held in Syria and sent to Iran tells of her ordeal. Paul Chapman reports.

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Fool foreign journalists accused by the theory of entering the country in the could be released up to more than seven weeks. Spanish photographer -- -- -- British journalist and I took Chandra. And US reporters activist James -- each given one year suspended jail sentence. People -- find more for a 166. Dollars. Libya's government spokesman says the falcons -- in Tripoli will be escorted to -- in Puerto. In Syria Al-Jazeera journalist or some of -- was detained for several days before she was sent on to Iran. She was missing -- than three weeks. Another said she had people being beaten the Syrian detention center where she was originally hailed. All I hear is men being beaten to within an inch of their lives crying now it's. Being locked up and sell blocks and sell one young man being chain to radiator apparently. Being told to confessed he had that illegal pat on a slap -- his hands were quivering so much she couldn't even write I don't know what he was writing. I was handcuffed repeatedly. Blindfolded. Taken to a court Eric left to hear these men being beaten. They all sounded very young based on the TV in their late teens and the Chinese. On Thursday the US slapped sanctions Syria's president -- of the human rights violations. Demanding an end to use of military force against anti government protest this. --

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Libya frees detained journalists

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 01:47