Al-Rai Al-Aam Attacked [Archives:1999/38/Local News]

September 20 1999

On September 17, 1999, Al-Rai Al-Aam Newspaper’s editor-in-chief was attacked by Mohammed M. Authrab, Mohssein M. Authrab and Abdullah M. Authrab. They were carrying their weapons and sticks as they attacked the Bureau. Then, they attacked the Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Ali M. Al-Aulafei and flogged him with their sticks. They asked all employees to keep quiet and they put iron wires on one of the main doors to disturb escape. Then they got out from the other door and shut it. Mr. Ali M. Al-Aulafei, Editor-in-Chief appealed to the Ministry of Interior to put an end to this and arrest those cruel people.