Protesters by a makeshift shrine of Ahmed Basiony, who was killed in Tahrir Square
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Increased number of protesters detained in Egypt

Human rights activists in Egypt have told the BBC that the country's security forces have been detaining increasing numbers of people over the last fortnight, including doctors who treated the injured in Tahrir Square.

The reports come despite repeated calls from the international community for the Egyptian government to exercise restraint.

The BBC's Christian Fraser reports from Cairo.

  • 09 Feb 2011
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