Egypt: Journalist from New Zealand arrested in Cairo

Posted on August 31, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Egypt, Expatriate Arrested

According to, a New Zealand journalist is being held by Egyptian authorities – the latest arrest in what organisations are calling a “growing hostility” towards reporters. Former TVNZ reporter Wayne Hay, who has been reporting for Al Jazeera since 2006, has been in Egypt for less than a year. He was one of four arrested by officials and the group have been held since Tuesday. Read article

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