Channel 4 News Correspondent Tweets Details of His Arrest in Bahrain
Jonathan Miller, a foreign affairs correspondent for Channel 4 News, and his team were arrested while reporting in Bahrain. After his release, Miller tweeted details of his arrest and eventual departure.
- Jonathan Miller and his team from Channel 4 News were reporting from a village in Bahrain when they were arrested on April 22, 2012.
- The story, from Channel 4 News, including an interview with Miller while he's in the back of a police car en route to the police station.
- Miller's Tweets
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 15:05:12My driver and dr Ala'a shebahi, the activist I was with during police chase are still in detention. We are assured they will be freed soon
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 15:33:26My cameraman @JoeSheffer entertained Bahraini cops by winding them up in Arabic - he & my producer Dave Fuller fine travelling companions
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 16:06:29C4 Three being deported from Bahrain refused permission to board aircraft by British Airways security and Captain. Plane gone without us.
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 16:11:45We are waiting for police to return to pick us up. BA staff here say our documentation not in order. Captain decided he couldn't take us
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 16:35:33Channel 4 crew being deported from Bahrain wish to thank British Airways for leaving us stranded, refusing permission to board. Cheers BA.
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 17:14:29My amazing driver, Ali, has been released. So has Dr Ala'a Shehabi who was with us in the crazed helicopter and car chase. Big relief.
- — Jonathan Miller (@millerC4)Sun, Apr 22 2012 18:39:32OK... Channel 4 Three finally being deported aboard a non-British airline. Goodbye Bahrain. I met some lovely people but not many were cops.
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