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VOA Exclusive: Video Interview With Freed Swedish Journalist in Syria

Swedish journalist Joakim Medin knows he is lucky. He survived a week-long detention in one of the most dangerous countries in the world for media workers. Less than 24 hours after his release late Saturday, he sat for an exclusive video interview with VOA in the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Qamishli, where he says government authorities arrested him and interpreter Sabri Omar on February 15. The 30-year-old freelancer said the first four days were spent isolated in what he...

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