Jul 8 2013
New York Times reportedly ‘kicked out’ of Tahrir, told the foreign press ‘forbidden’
Two guys kicked me out of Tahrir, said foreign journos “forbidden.” Didn’t care for press card or call to press office where I’m registered.
New York Times reporter Ben Hubbard tweeted today that he was “kicked out” of Egypt’s Tahrir Square and told foreign journalists were prohibited. Hubbard had been reporting from Cairo’s Zeinhoum morgue, where casualties from the protests were being transported.
Just three hours earlier, Hubbard had retweeted this post from a Wall Street Journal correspondent noting Al-Jazeera’s expulsion from a press conference by the Egyptian military.