Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter

Egyptian officials detained a New York Times correspondent after he arrived in Cairo on Monday, holding him incommunicado for hours before forcing him onto a flight back to London without explanation.

The move against the correspondent, David D. Kirkpatrick, is an escalation of a severe crackdown against the news media under Egypt’s strongman leader, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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One thought on “Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter

  • February 19, 2019 at 12:35 pm
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    Foreign countries are just that, they are foreign to us operating under a foreign government. The message is clear, stay out of Egypt.

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