US condemns attacks on journalists in Egypt

A wounded anti-government protestor is tended during clashes in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. Another bout of heavy gunfire and clashes erupted Thursday around dusk in the Cairo square at the center of Egypt's anti-government chaos, while new looting and arson spread around the capital. Gangs of thugs supporting President Hosni Mubarak attacked reporters, foreigners, and human rights workers and the army rounded up foreign journalists. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

February 3, 2011 8:50:06 PM PST
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says the "systematic targeting" of journalists in Egypt is unacceptable, and says those detained must be freed.