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MTV channel crew attacked while reporting

Reporter: admin
Date of incident: 
Sunday, July 1, 2012
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In July 2012, supporters of the Free Patriotic Movement attacked the MTV channel crew that was reporting live during the 8pm news, in front of the Ministry of Energy and Water. Reporter Haytham Khawand and cameraman Joe Abou Antoun were covering a sit-in staged by supporters of Minister Gebran Bassil’s decisions condemning the protest movement of Electricité du Liban bill collectors.