CAIRO — Thousands of Egyptians descended on Egypt’s state-controlled television and radio headquarters a few days after the first anniversary of the Jan. 25 revolution, chanting for the end to military rule, the departure of field marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and the end to the lies and propaganda from the “official” news source.
February 8th, 2011 • Quill Archives
Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia Test Press Freedoms
CAIRO – Journalists became the story on February 3 in Cairo, as groups loyal to embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak harassed, assaulted and robbed foreign correspondents covering the anti-government protests in Egypt. A mob stormed the Al Jazeera office and beat up journalists, one of whom had to be taken to the hospital.