Journalists killed, beaten, arrested in Egypt violence

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Sky News photographer Mick Deane was killed in Egypt Wednesday, the news organization announced. Security forces Wednesday stormed camps in Cairo that were occupied by people protesting the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.



In the story, Tim Marshall, Sky News' foreign affairs editor, describes Deane as "a friend, brave as a lion but what a heart… what a human being."



Habiba Ahmed Abd Elaziz, a reporter for the United Arab Emirates paper XPress, was also killed, Jack Mirkinson reports. And Reuters photographer Asmaa Waguih was reportedly shot and taken to the hospital.

And Daily Beast reporter Mike Giglio said on Twitter he was arrested, along with photographers Mahmoud Abou Zeid and Louis Jammes, and beaten.

 

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    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.

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