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Call to release Freelance Photographer Ahmed Humaidan – 10 years in jail – CJP

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The CJP – The Committee to Protect Journalists – reports: ‘New York, March 26, 2014–Today’s conviction of freelance photographer Ahmed Humaidan is an attempt by Bahraini authorities to censor independent and dissident voices in the lead-up to the Formula One race in April, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Humaidan, who has been imprisoned since December 2012, was sentenced to 10 years in jail, according to news reports.’ ….
…”Ahmed Humaidan’s only ‘crime’ was to commit acts of independent journalism, and we call on authorities to free him on appeal,” …
Full story here: CJP.org