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Peaceful scenes at Cairo protest

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Cairo in a bid to force President Hosni Mubarak from power.

Reporting from Tahrir Square, the BBC's John Simpson confirmed the crowds are much bigger than on the previous seven days of protests but remain peaceful.

  • 01 Feb 2011
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