White House Pours One Out for All the Dead Journos, Waterboards the Living

Mobutu Sese Seko · 03/15/12 02:00PM

The most recent article from The Nation's Jeremy Scahill profiled the imprisonment of Yemeni journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye. For covering American cluster bomb strikes in Yemen and the radicalization of Yemeni citizens and their support for Al Qaeda, Shaye has been beaten and tortured, imprisoned for two years and, at America's request, seen a presidential pardon from Yemen's Ali Abdullah Saleh indefinitely tabled.

Journalists Marie Colvin and Rémi Ochlik Killed In Syria

Leah Beckmann · 02/22/12 10:29AM

American journalist Marie Colvin and French photographer Rémi Ochlik were killed early this morning in the Syrian city of Homs. Snipers reportedly loyal to President Bashar al-Assad bombarded the home, located in the Baba Amr district, where they and several other foreign journalists were staying. Sources say that at least two other journalists have been injured, including British photographer Paul Conroy.