A Danish television crew has been harassed by local security forces while working in Qatar. Among other things, the men threatened to destroy the TV2 team's camera. The World Cup organizers have meanwhile apologized to the broadcaster and the local team.
The World Cup organizers confirmed the incident but only spoke of an interruption. A statement said: "The tournament organizers are aware of an incident where a Danish broadcast crew was accidentally cut off during a live broadcast in one of Qatar's tourist destinations. After inspecting the crew's valid tournament accreditation and filming permission, an apology was issued by security ."