The Case of Bilal Hussein

The mystery surrounding AP photographer Bilal Hussein should force us all to think about the nature of news coverage in…

Last week, Associated Press photographer (and alleged insurgent collaborator) Bilal Hussein was released from custody after an Iraqi tribunal decided his case fell under an amnesty law passed earlier in 2008. The United States military had accused Hussein of working with insurgent groups in Anbar Province, in part because of his uncanny ability repeatedly to photograph insurgents in action.

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The Case of Bilal Hussein

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