BBC Reporter Beaten and Tased by Egyptian Police

Assad Sawey, bandaged and bloody, describes being beaten and shocked with cattle prods by Egyptian police while he was covering the mass uprising. He considers himself lucky, saying that other reporters were being rounded up by plain clothed authorities and taken to “somewhere unknown.”

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