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Nigel Brennan: captive in Somalia

Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan was held hostage in Somalia for 15 months. He, Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout, and three Somalians  were seized on their way to a refugee camp just outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

Mr Brennan and Ms Lindhout were held captive for 462 days and released only after family members paid a ransom.

He told the World Press Freedom Day conference about his experiences.

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Video: Bokova on the right to know

Celebrating this years World Press Freedom Day, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova reminds us that the public has a right to be informed.

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Burma VJ: reporting from a closed country

Armed with small handycams undercover video journalists in Burma keep up the flow of news from their closed country despite risking torture and life in jail. Their material is smuggled out of Burma and broadcast back via satellite.

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Shooting the messenger: part four

AlJazeera documents the deliberate killing and intimidation of journalists in conflict zones, examines how international reporters became targets. Part four looks at the risks of being caught in crossfire in Gaza

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Shooting the messenger: part three

AlJazeera documents the deliberate killing and intimidation of journalists in conflict zones, examines how international reporters became targets. Part three focuses on Gaza.

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Shooting the messenger: part one

AlJazeera documents the deliberate killing and intimidation of journalists in conflict zones, examines how international reporters became targets.  Part one looks at how journalists have become a target.

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Shooting the messenger: part two

AlJazeera documents the deliberate killing and intimidation of journalists in conflict zones, examines how international reporters became targets. Part two looks at press freedom in Zimbabwe.

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