Raid at the Marriott: Al Jazeera Journalists, Fahmy & Greste, interrogation
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Al Jazeera journalists, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Australian Peter Greste, sit on a couch in Marriott Hotel rooms during a police interview before their arrest, December 29, 2013. (Screenshot, YouTube video by altahrirtvchannel, published February 2, 2014).

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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?

FAHMY: No

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?

FAHMY Nods.

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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Raid at the Marriott: Al Jazeera Journalists, Fahmy & Greste, interrogation by Egyptian Police in hotel room [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

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