Rights group slams attacks on journalists in Cairo

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 3, 2011 07:22

Supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak attacked journalists on Cairo streets on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

According to the report, the Committee to Protect Journalists called the incidents an effort at "blanket censorship."

The New York-based rights group released a statement urging the Egyptian military to provide protection for journalists covering protests there and listing a series of attacks.


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