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Al Jazeera's office in Cairo was stormed by a "gang of thugs" and set on fire along with all the equipment inside it, the Arab news network said Friday.
"It appears to be the latest attempt by the Egyptian regime or its supporters to hinder Al Jazeera's coverage of events in the country," the news network said in a statement.
"In the last week its bureau was forcibly closed, all its journalists had press credentials revoked, and nine journalists were detained at various stages.
Originally posted by tristar
Originally posted by zroth
reply to post by tristar
Why are gang members 'thugs' in the states?
But in the middle east a 'thug' is something else.
What happened to calling everyone a terrorist?
I hate that name calling so complicated.