Anton Hammerl Still Missing After Libya Releases Other Journalists

May 19, 2011

By David Walker

South African photojournalist Anton Hammerl

Libyan authorities released three freelance writers and Spanish freelance photographer Manu Brabo yesterday, but freelance photographer Anton Hammerl–who hasn’t been heard from since April 4–remains unaccounted for. Libyan authorities had reportedly told South African authorities in April that they had also detained Hammerl, who is South African. But now the Libyan authorities deny that they are holding him or know...

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