View Full Version : Security forces raid Al Jazeera Egyptian TV channel

07-04-2013, 11:54 AM
I wonder if AlGore is upset... (http://ca.news.yahoo.com/security-forces-raid-al-jazeera-egyptian-tv-channel-215924817.html):biggrin-new:


CAIRO (Reuters) - Security forces raided the Cairo offices of Al Jazeera's Egyptian television channel on Wednesday and detailed at least five staff, hours after the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, a journalist at the station said.

Karim El-Assiuti told Reuters his colleagues at the Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr channel were arrested while working in the studio. The station was prevented from broadcasting from a pro-Mursi rally and its crew there was also detained, he said.

The Egyptian arm of the Qatari-owned media company began broadcasting after the 2011 uprising that topped President Hosni Mubarak and has been accused by critics of being sympathetic to Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood.