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Detained journalist’s wife asks why publishing articles has 'become so dangerous in Libya'

Headline Title:  Why publishing articles has 'become so dangerous in Libya' 10 April 2013 The wife of a hunger-striking Libyan journalist has told Amnesty International of her disbelief that her husband has been imprisoned and denied bail for ‘offending’ the judiciary under an al-Gaddafi-era law.Amara al-Khattabi, the editor-in-chief of al-Umma newspaper, was arrested last December and has been on hunger strike since 28 February in protest at his detention.  He was arrested a month after his newspaper published a list of 84 judges allegedly involved in corruption. His…

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