On Day of Arrest, AJ Journalist Tells Police the Network Doesn’t Film Protests in Egypt, Insists It Does Have Press Passes
December 29, 2013, Video by altahrirtvchannel, published February 2, 2014.
OFFICER, UNIDENTIFIED: I’ll tell you, why are you in a hurry? Are you afraid of something?
MOHAMED FAHMY, JAILED AL JAZEERA ENGLISH BUREAU CHIEF: I’m not afraid of anything, I’m not afraid of anything at all.
OFFICER: Did we do anything to you?
OFFICER: Did anyone verbally insult you?
FAHMY: No. There isn’t anything—
OFFICER: We just want to make sure, did anyone ask you for anything?
OFFICER: Are you certain about what happened here?
MOHAMED FAHMY, JAILED AL JAZEERA ENGLISH BUREAU CHIEF: None of the pieces of equipment that are mentioned here are owned by me, not even a slight part of them are mine at all. Not at all. None of these things are mine in any way.
POLICE OFFICER, UNIDENTIFIED: I heard. That is very strange.
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