Pro-Mubarak Forces Burn Down Al Jazeera’s Cairo Office

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Egyptian protestors take part in a demonstration on February 1, 2011 at Cairo s Tahrir Square as massive tides of protesters flooded Cairo for the biggest outpouring of anger yet in their relentless drive to oust President Hosni Mubarak's regime. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian protestors take part in a demonstration on February 1, 2011 at Cairo s Tahrir Square as massive tides of protesters flooded Cairo for the biggest outpouring of anger yet in their relentless drive to oust President Hosni Mubarak’s regime. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

Al Jazeera’s Cairo Office Burned Down by Pro-Mubarak ‘Thugs’:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/aljazeeras-cairo-office-torched-violence-journalists-escalates/

(Eric W. DolanRawStory.com) 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. Al Jazeera has also faced unprecedented levels of interference in its broadcast signal as well as persistent and repeated attempts to bring down its websites.”

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My Commentary: Pro-Mubarak forces are ENEMIES OF TRUTH, just like their leader!!!

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