Four Al Jazeera correspondents resign in protest
CAIRO: Four correspondents of the Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera News and its affiliate in Egypt, Al Jazeera’s Mubasher Misr, submitted their resignations this week in protest against the channel’s policies.
Insiders in Al Jazeera’s network told Gulf News that other Egyptian senior employees in the Doha-based headquarters are preparing to leave the channel for the same reasons. ِ
Abdul Bassir Hassan and Ahmad Al Kilani, correspondents of Al Jazeera News in Cairo, resigned on Tuesday.
Abdul Rahman Al Qurashi and Ali Tawfiq, correspondents of Al Jazeera’s Mubasher Misr (Al Jazeera Egypt Live) in Luxor and Aswan governorates, Upper Egypt, resigned on Friday in protest against “biased coverage” that they consider “out of sync with real events in Egypt”.