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Egypt - Police raid Turkish news agency's Cairo bureau, arrest bureau chief

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday evening's police raid on the Cairo bureau of the Ihlas News Agency (IHA), a privately-owned Turkish news agency, and calls for bureau chief Tahir Osman Hamde's immediate and unconditional release. During the raid, the police seized the bureau's computer equipment and its employees' work permits. Hamde is being held at Cairo police headquarters where no charges have so far been brought against him. The Cairo prosecutor's office meanwhile yesterday (...)

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