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Al-Jazeera shut down after Morsi ouster

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News website Al Jazeera released a statement on July 4, saying on a blogpost that its live Egypt service, Al Jazeera Misr, was taken off the air, along with several other TV channels. The raid and shutdown happened after the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, and occurred during a live broadcast, “when security forces stormed the building and arrested the presenter, guests and producers.” Reuters added that Al-Jazeera staff broadcasting a pro-Morsi rally were prevented from broadcasting, and the crew detained.

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