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Journalists face intimidation in Egypt

Rights groups worry about charges levelled against Al Jazeera journalists detained in Cairo.

Last Modified: 29 Aug 2013 21:05
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Journalists covering the conflict within Egypt have come under increasing pressure from the authorities.

Al Jazeera's own journalists - including correspondent Wayne Hay, cameraman Adil Bradlow, producer Russ Finn and local producer Baher Mohammed - are all currently being detained by Egyptian authorities.

The types of charges being filed against reporters are worrying many human rights groups.

Al Jazeera’s Sherine Tadros reports from Cairo.

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