A picture taken on on January 30, 2011 shows an employee of Al-Jazeera talking on the phone at the pan-Arab television channel's bureau in Cairo. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED
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An Egyptian court on Sunday acquitted a cameraman working for Al-Jazeera television and 61 others accused of taking part in clashes in Cairo, judicial sources said.Mohamed Badr, an Egyptian, was arrested along with the others during clashes that erupted in Ramses Square in central Cairo, days after the July 3 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi by the army.In a separate case, Egyptian prosecutors last week referred to trial "20 journalists" working for the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera network, after accusing them of portraying Egypt in a state of "civil war" and "airing false news".They include 16 Egyptians and four foreigners -- Australian Peter Greste, two Britons and a Dutch woman, the prosecution said.
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