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  • 'News agencies can't use Twitter images without permission' January 16, 2013

    New York: A judge has found that two news organisations improperly used images that a photojournalist had posted to Twitter in one of the first big tests of intellectual property law involving social media. Agence FrancePresse and The Washington Post infringed on the copyrights of photographer Daniel Morel in using pictures...
  • BCCI defends itself on photo agencies ban November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India Thursday rejected suggestions that it was curbing media freedom by placing restrictions on the photo coverage of the ongoing IndiaEngland Test series. International new agencies AP, AFP and Reuters are boycotting the series, claiming the BCCI was trying to...
  • AFP photographer released in Gaza January 8, 2007

    Gaza: Jaime Razuri, a photographer of the French news agency AFP, was released a week after he was abducted in Gaza. Razuri, who was freed late on Sunday, told journalists outside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' office: "I am well, my health is good." He thanked those who had worked for his release...
  • AFP journalist abducted in Gaza January 2, 2007

    Gaza: A photographer of the French news agency AFP was abducted by masked men from outside the agency's office here, media reports said. According to witnesses, Jaime Razuri was forced to get into a car on Monday that sped off. The Peruvian national had arrived in Gaza a week earlier. No...
  • AFP photographer kidnapped in Gaza January 1, 2007

    New Delhi: A Agence FrancePresse (AFP) photographer, Jaime Razuri, was kidnapped in Gaza on Monday by unknown gunmen, said two witnesses. Fiftyyearold Razuri is a Peruvian national. Several unmasked gunmen have been reported to have abducted the photographer at the entrance to the agency's offices in the centre of Gaza City. The incident...