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TV crews attacked by Morsi supporters: Media reports

Several media outlets report attacks by pro-Morsi protesters on television broadcasting crews covering the trial of the deposed president

Ahram Online , Monday 4 Nov 2013
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Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi shout at a reporter from ONTV, an Egyptian news channel that supporters claim is pro-army, while gesturing with four fingers during a protest outside the police academy, where Morsi's trial took place, on the outskirts of Cairo, November 4, 2013 (Photo: Reuters)
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Egypt's state TV and a number of privately-owned channels have reported that their crews were attacked by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi while covering his trial Monday at the Police Academy in New Cairo.

The state broadcaster said production trucks outside the location of the trial were destroyed by angry demonstrators.

Meanwhile, privately-owned TV channels CBC and ONTV – both known to espouse an anti-Morsi policy – said their crews were also attacked by protesters there.

Saudi TV station Al-Arabiya told Ahram Online it too had suffered attacks by protesters.

Al-Ahram's Arabic news website also reported assaults against journalists at the Supreme Court south of Cairo where a large pro-Morsi demonstration is being staged.
 

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Allen
04-11-2013 05:51pm
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Is this a surprise ???
Are these terrorist Muslim brotherhood capable of doing anything but violence?? I am sure it was peaceful according to their false claims.
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Niz c
05-11-2013 12:45am
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Not as good as el sisi
Dont knoe if they are terrorist but they ste much better then the corrupt n murderous security forces of egypt and ofcourse the hypocrite "liberals" who would rather use violence n tanks to gain power rather than elections
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Ervin
04-11-2013 02:24pm
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Frustration
No, it cannot be true. They are peaceful(irony). Those, who are violent, are beltagiyas paid by Israel, USA, KSA, Iran, Lesotho, Suriname, the Freemasonry and the Martians. All the universe is plotting against the Ikwan, it's all a conspiracy to make them appear violent. Or did I misunderstand them? They are making a violence contest: the more violent they behave, the more peaceful they appear... it's the rule of "the opposites attract". Silly me for not understanding them.
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