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Egypt: Video Released of the Interrogation, Arrest of Al Jazeera Reporters

Posted February 4th, 2014 at 4:24 pm (UTC+0)
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Egypt’s Al-Tahrir TV aired footage of the three Al-Jazeera journalists who were arrested in December and, as RePRESSed blogged earlier, charged with “belonging to a terrorist group and broadcasting false news that harms national security.” The 22-minute report (see above YouTube video), aired Sunday night, opens with an Al-Tahrir TV anchor introducing video of what […]

Egypt Ramps Up Crackdown On Al Jazeera, Other Foreign Journalists

Posted January 3rd, 2014 at 7:07 pm (UTC+0)
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    Rights groups and media organizations are expressing outrage over the arrest of three Al Jazeera English (AJE) journalists Sunday.  They were arrested in their makeshift studio in a Cairo hotel, accused of “belonging to a terrorist group and broadcasting false news that harms national security.” Bureau Chief Mohamed Fahmy, Peabody-award winning Australian journalist […]

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