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UK journalists call for free press in Egypt

Demonstrators in London demand better treatment of press in the country where an Al Jazeera team is being detained.

Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 21:55
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Journalists have been demonstrating in London for the release of the Al Jazeera team being held in Egypt. The protest took place outside the Egyptian embassy and was organised by the National Union of Journalists.

They are not only demanding the release of Al Jazeera staff, but are also demonstrating against the treatment of the press in Egypt. Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.

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