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Dangerous work for Egypt journalists

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The "systematic targeting" of journalists in Egypt must stop - that was the call from the White House after increasing reports that those covering the story have been beaten, harassed or had their equipment taken away or smashed by pro-government forces.

After more than a week of protests on the streets a long list of media organisations, including the BBC are now coping with the growing threat as Matt Frei reports.

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