Nigerian Journalist Jones Abiri Released After Worldwide Campaign
Jones Abiri, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Weekly Source newspaper, has been released. The State Security Service charged Abiri for supporting militancy on July 27, two years after arresting him.
Premium Times, 15 August 2018
Jones Abiri, the Nigerian journalist detained for over two years has been released. Read more »
CPJ, 16 August 2018
The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release today after over two years in detention of Jones Abiri, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Weekly… Read more »
Premium Times, 2 August 2018
Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri has been taken to a federal prison in Nasarawa State after appearing in court on Thursday for the continuation of his trial. Read more »
Jones Abiri has been detained, without charge, since 21 July 2016.
CPJ, 2 August 2018
Nigerian authorities should release without delay Jones Abiri, publisher and editor in chief of the Weekly Source newspaper, and drop all charges against him, the Committee to… Read more »
The Committee to Protect Journalists, along with 18 other organisations, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, appealing for the release of journalist Jones Abiri. Abiri is ... Read more »