April 14, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On April 14, 2008, Associated Press (AP) photographer Bilal Hussein was released from custody by the US military. Hussein was released after confirmation that his conduct fell under Iraq's amnesty law. Hussein was held by the US military since his arrest in April 2006 for allegedly possessing ...[read more]
April 16, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein was released from custody Wednesday by US military forces in Iraq. Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Stone, deputy commanding general for detainee operations for the Multi National Force–Iraq, signed an order approving Hussein's release Monday after confirmin... ...[read more]
April 14, 2008
by Alexis Unkovic
The US military said Monday it plans to release Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein from custody Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Stone, the deputy commanding general for detainee operations, Multi-National Force–Iraq, signed the order approving Hussein's release after confirming th... ...[read more]
April 14, 2008
by Joshua Pantesco
A four-member Iraqi judiciary panel dismissed the last remaining charge against Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein on Sunday and recommended the US release him from custody immediately. The US said this weekend that it will continue to hold Hussein despite an earlier decision by the Iraqi ...[read more]
April 12, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
The US will continue to hold Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein despite an Iraqi judicial order dismissing terrorism-related charges against Hussein, a US military spokesman has said. Hussein, who has been detained in Iraq by the US for two years, was granted amnesty this week under Iraq... ...[read more]
April 9, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A four-member Iraqi judiciary committee has dismissed terrorism-related charges against Associated Press (AP) photographer Bilal Hussein and ordered his release. Hussein has been held by the US military since his arrest in April 2006 for allegedly possessing equipment to construct roadside bombs. ...[read more]
December 6, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
The number of journalists behind bars decreased from 134 in 2006 to 127 at the end of 2007, according to a year-end report issued by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday. China incarcerates the most journalists with 29 currently in prison, followed by Cuba, Eritrea, Iran, and ...[read more]
November 19, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The US military will recommend that an Associated Press (AP) photographer accused of collaborating with Iraqi insurgents be charged in Iraqi courts, a Department of Defense spokesperson said Monday. AP photographer Bilal Hussein has been in US military custody since April 2006, detained for ...[read more]
January 1, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
The unruly nature of the weekend hanging of Saddam Hussein as especially revealed by a grainy but graphic camera phone video taken at the scene prompted protest and disavowal Monday as Sunnis condemned the treatment of the ousted Iraqi president and angry American officials in Iraq sought to ...[read more]

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