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Al-Jazeera journalists arrested in Egypt
Posted By admin On January 31, 2011 @ 8:44 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
London Guardian 
Jan 31, 2011
Egyptian authorities today arrested six al-Jazeera journalists as the government continues its media crackdown after a week of political protest in the country.
The journalists were arrested and had their cameras and other broadcasting equipment seized by the military in Cairo earlier today, according to the satellite TV channel’s United Arab Emirates correspondent in Egypt, Dan Nolan.
“Four soldiers entered our room took our camera. [We are] under military arrest,” Nolan posted on Twitter just after midday UK time. “Unsure if arrested or about to be deported. Six of us held at army checkpoint outside Hilton hotel. Equipment seized too,” he added.
Al-Jazeera later reported that Nolan and five other reporters were being detained by police.
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