Report: Barry Bearak Released

IC Publications is reporting
that both the New York Times’ Barry Bearak (who was arrested in Zimbabwe last Thursday, initially charged with working as a journalist without accreditation ) and a “British national” arrested along with Bearak have been released on bail. Bearak, who taught international affairs reporting at the journalism school here before heading to/heading up the Times’ Johannesburg bureau, has apparently been ordered to stay at the US embassy in Harare and to reappear in court on Thursday.

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.