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Yemen - US freelancer's death in Yemen reflects journalism's “growing dangers”

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is deeply saddened by the news of US freelance photojournalist Luke Somers' death in a failed hostage rescue operation yesterday in Yemen and expresses its heartfelt condolences to his family and friends, with whom it was in contact. Somers died during a joint US-Yemeni operation launched less than 24 hours before the expiry of an ultimatum by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Jihadi group holding him hostage. AQAP had threatened to execute Somers in a (...)

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