Libya: Army ‘Sentences’ Freelance Photojournalist Ismail Abuzreiba Al-Zway to 15 Years

The Libyan National Army should immediately release photojournalist Ismail Abuzreiba al-Zway, and stop prosecuting journalists in secret trials and in military courts, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

In a secret trial proceeding held in May 2020, a military court in Benghazi, a city in eastern Libya controlled by the self-styled Libyan National Army-led by Khalifa Haftar-sentenced al-Zway to 15 years in prison, according to a July 31 post on Twitter by the United Nations Support…

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