Libya – Situation of AFP reporter Abdallah Duma - Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing (4 April 2017)


Q - What’s your response to the situation of the AFP reporter who was arrested several times by counterterrorism officers in Benghazi?

A - France is monitoring AFP reporter Abdallah Duma’s situation with concern; he was released but is still being questioned by police in Benghazi for covering a concert bringing together men and women.

We are working actively to obtain his definitive release, and we reaffirm our worldwide commitment to the freedom of the press and protection of journalists.