by Patrick Appel

From Al Jazerra's live-blog:

Just spoke with staffer at the Cairo bureau. While our correspondent and other staff were out, security forces (not army) entered the office and demanded filming permits and press IDs. They were told that all the recently arrived staff hadn't had time to get their paperwork in order and so didn't have any. They ordered our bureau staff to take down the camera doing live shots from the balcony and threatened to take it if we didn't. So now we're just showing "latest pictures".

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