ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez attacked while covering protests in Bahrain | EW.com

TV | Inside TV

ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez attacked while covering protests in Bahrain

Once again, an American journalist has been attacked while covering unrest in the Middle East. On Wednesday, ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez was set upon by protesters and beaten in Manama, the capital of Bahrain. As The New York Times reports, a group of demonstrators suddenly snatched Marquez’s camera out of his hands and began to hit him with billy clubs. ABC News has posted an audio clip of the attack on their website; in it, Marquez pleads with his attackers, “No! No! No! Hey, I’m a journalist here!” as they begin to assail him. He was not seriously injured.

Read more:
The Egypt revolution: Celebs respond via Twitter
Anderson Cooper tells David Letterman about his ‘beating’ in Egypt

Tags:

More from Our Partners