Ahram reporter assaulted by police at Cairo clashes

Ahram Online , Tuesday 29 Jan 2013

Al-Ahram Arabic reporter was taking pictures of clashes when he was beaten by police cadets

A reporter from Al-Ahram's Arabic-language news website was verbally and physically assaulted in Cairo on Tuesday by Central Security Forces (CSF) in the vicinity of Qasr El-Nil Bridge, which has been the site of recurrent clashes over the past few days.

Mostafa Kashef was insulted by a CSF officer while he was taking photos of the events, and was beaten up by police cadets shortly afterwards, the website reported.

Kashef has filed a police report against the officer involved.

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