Bradlow to arrive in JHB
SA cameraman Adil Bradlow was detained by Egyptian authorities while on assignment last week.
JOHANNESBURG - South African cameraman Adil Bradlow is expected to arrive in Johannesburg today after being detained by Egyptian authorities last week.
Bradlow and three of his colleagues were taken into custody in Cairo last week while on assignment for international news network Al Jazeera.
They reportedly got into trouble for filming in Egypt without accreditation.
Bradlow was released on Sunday.
His long-time friend Benny Gool says it's unclear exactly why he was held.
"No one really knows. I think the authorities have a problem with Al Jazeera rather than anything else."
Meanwhile, Al Jazeera said on Monday it believes its become a target for Egyptian authorities.
Al Jazeera's Southern Africa bureau chief Thembisa Fakude questioned the detention of his colleagues.
He told Eyewitness News details surrounding their release are still sketchy.
Fakude said while he's relieved Bradlow and his fellow workers have been released, some of their foreign reporters still remain in custody.
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has also not divulged details and reasons for their detention.