Sierra Leone frees journalist detained over Ebola criticism

November 15, 2014 12:30 PM

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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Authorities in Sierra Leone have freed a journalist arrested 11 days ago for making supposedly disparaging comments about the country's effort to fight Ebola.

Local rights groups and British parliament had criticized the detention of David Tam-Baryoh, who was arrested under emergency measures put in place to combat the worst Ebola outbreak on record.

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