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Al Jazeera correspondent still under arrest by security forces

Last modified: 15 Aug 2013 16:06

The Egyptian authorities arrested Abdullah al-Shami, Al Jazeera Arabic's correspondent, yesterday and his whereabouts are still unknown. 

Shami was arrested at Adaweya square while he was covering the crackdown by the security forces on sit-ins by protesters. 

Al Jazeera holds the Egyptian authorities responsible for the safety of our correspondent and demands his immediate release.