ABC News correspondent Miguel Marquez has been attacked in the capital of Bahrain, Manama.
Marquez was covering the recent unrest in the country when police began firing teargas and tried to disperse the few thousand people that had gathered in Pearl Square.
A crowd caught Marquez and beat him with billy clubs.
Marquez was on the phone to ABC News in New York when it happened and said he was not badly injured, but he was hit several times and his camera was pulled from his hands.
Miguel later tweeted: “Both producer Matt McGarry and I are ok. A few scary moments but ok.”
Miguel joins the ever growing number of journalists attacked during the unrest cross the Arab states. CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Hala Gorani were attacked in Egypt and Last week, CBS’ Lara Logan was sexually assaulted as the country’s president stood down.
After the uprising in Tunisia and Egypt, anti-government demonstrations are taking place in Libya, Yemen, Iran and as mentioned, Bahrain.
Jamie Erdahl has been named a new host of NFL Network’s Good Morning Football. She joins NFL Network from CBS Sports, where she joined in 2014 and will continue to work for select assignments. During her eight years with CBS,…
The road to Super Bowl LVI takes its final turn this weekend as the Conference Championship games take place. The AFC game between Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs will be held on Sunday at 8.00pm on Sky Sports NFL….
Sky Sports will broadcast four games from the National Football League this weekend as the Divisional Round takes place. The action gets underway on Saturday night as the two number one seeds are in action. The AFC number one seed…