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Egyptian female journalists hold a symbolic blood-stained shroud in protest against the death and injury of colleagues in the recent violence that has targeted journalists in the field, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday 17 april 2014 (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
Journalists protest
Egyptian journalist holds aloft the reminder "We are not criminals" to condemn the recent violence unleashed upon journalists during their coverage on the field, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday 17 April 2014 (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
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Head of Egypt's Press Syndicate Diaa Rashwan (R) holds his pen aloft during a protest at the Press Syndicate in downtown Cairo to condemn the recent violence targeting journalists in the field, Thursday, April 17, 2014 (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
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During a protest at the Egypt's Press Syndicate in downtown Cairo, syndicate head Diaa Rashwan (R) and Hisham Younis, editor-in-chief of Al-Ahram Arabic news website, chant slogans against journalists' recent exposure to violence in the field, Thursday, 17 April, 2014 (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
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Egypt's journalists hold a banner inscribed with the names and pictures of colleagues killed while covering recent clashes, Thursday 17 April 2014, Cairo, Egypt (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
Journalists protest
Egypt's journalists shout slogans condemning the violence they are exposed to while doing their jobs, Thursday 17 April 2014, Cairo, Egypt (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
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Egyptian journalist protests against the violence that killed his colleagues in the field with a sticker that reads "journalists' blood is not cheap" and a pen held upright, Thursday 17 April 2014, Cairo, Egypt (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
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A blood-stained symbolic "shroud" with a sticker that reads "Journalists' blood is not cheap" expresses this journalist's anger at the violence that killed and injured her colleagues during their coverage of recent clashes, Cairo, Egypt, 17 April 2014 (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
Journalists protest
Egyptian journalist carrying a sign that reads "No to targeting journalists" during a protest at the Press Syndicate in downtown Cairo, Thursday April 17, 2014 (Photo: Bassam El-Zogby)
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Two journalists were shot earlier this week during their coverage of Cairo University clashes, while another was killed last month in similar violence

Dozens of Egyptian journalists protested on Thursday afternoon against the recent violence they have been subjected to while covering events in the field as well as what they say is a campaign to prevent them from doing their jobs.

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