February 3, 2011

New York Times
Near Tahrir Square in Cairo, a group of journalists was stopped in their car on Thursday by a gang of men with knives, and turned over to police, reports the Times. Two Al Jazeera employees were dragged out of their car and detained. The Committee to Protect Journalists is investigating at least 10 cases of reporters being held. || More from Michael Calderone.
> WP: Our Cairo bureau chief, photographer among those arrested
> Lara Logan: “We can feel what dictatorship really means”

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