Tuesday, February 8, 2011
"The only journalist known to have been killed during the Egyptian uprising was honored Monday in Cairo. Ahmed Mohammed Mahmoud was a reporter for the state-owned newspaper Al Tawuun. He was shot January 28 when he tried to use his phone to film riot police as they fired tear gas canisters at protesters. He spent a week in the hospital before he died on February 4. On Monday, journalists, family and friends held a symbolic funeral in Cairo, marching from the Journalists’ Syndicate to Tahrir Square holding an empty coffin. We speak to Al Jazeera English producer and writer Laila Al-Arian who has just returned from Cairo where she interviewed Mahmoud’s widow...."