Egypt confirms 20 journalists facing charges
29 January 2014 Last updated at 22:18 GMT
Egyptian prosecutors have referred four foreign journalists to a criminal court on charges of aiding Egyptians belonging to a terrorist group.
A further 16 Egyptian journalists face allegations including belonging to a terrorist group, harming national unity and social peace, and using terrorism as a means to their goals.
The foreign defendants include two Britons, a Dutch national and an Australian, believed to be al-Jazeera correspondent Peter Greste.
Orla Guerin reports from Cairo.