A New Zealand journalist has reportedly been detained in
Al Jazeera correspondent Wayne Hay, formerly a TVNZ reporter,
was arrested while covering events in Cairo on Tuesday along
with three others, Al Jazeera reported.
It said the arrests followed the detainment of correspondent
Abdullah al-Shami, who was arrested after the raid of the
pro-Morsi sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya on August 14, along with
Mohamed Badr, a cameraman for Al Jazeera's Arabic channel
Mubasher Misr, who has been held for more than one month.
The network called for Egyptian authorities to release its
staff unconditionally along with their belongings and
It said there had been a campaign against Al Jazeera, as the
channel's offices were raided last month with security forces
seizing equipment which was yet to be returned.