For two days in a row, some Canadian journalists covering protests in Cairo were again the targets of mob violence and military detentions.
The Globe and Mail reports that on Friday, reporters Sonia Verma and Patrick Martin were rushed by a
crowd of loyalists to President Hosni Mubarak. At the time, Ms. Verma
was filming the group march along a street in the upscale Mohandessin
On Friday, the two were were detained by Egyptian military
for three hours, after being scooped up, along with their driver. In an interview Friday with CBC Radio, Sonia Verma described the ordeal.