Police attack on TV crew ‘unacceptable,’ says channel director

A police attack on a television crew from the privately-owned channel CBC on Monday is “unacceptable, said the channel’s director, who said the crew was attacked while they were covering clashes between protestors and security forces on the Nile Corniche.

Mohamed Hany said that the crew, of the talk show “Zay al-Shams” was assaulted by police near the Qasr al-Nil bridge.

Hany said that their camera was taken and a cameramen was severely beaten by security personnel.

The crew filed a report at the Qasr al-Nil police station.

“Media is respected everywhere across the globe. Media professionals are no important than soldiers who face confrontations anywhere.”

“The camera will be replaced, but the problem is the beating of one of the crew,” he said.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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