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At least 2 French journalists arrested in Cairo

At least 2 French journalists arrested in Cairo

Media companies say at least two French journalists have been arrested in the violent unrest sweeping the Egyptian capital.
The daily newspaper Le Figaro says its reporter Adrien Jaulmes was arrested Friday in Cairo and it has had no contact with him since he was detained.
The photo agency Sipa Press said one of its photographers, Albert Facelly, was also arrested in Cairo on Friday. The agency said it had no details on the circumstances of his arrest and no contact with him yet.
It was not immediately clear whether the journalists were together when the arrests occurred.
Thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets Friday in Cairo in a major escalation of days of challenges to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.


Updated : 2021-08-02 19:55 GMT+08:00