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As first journalist dies in Egypt protests, CPJ compiles list of attacks

An Egyptian photographer has become the first journalist to die covering the anti-Mubarak protests.

Ahmad Mohamed Mahmoud, who worked for Al-Ta’awun, died from gunshot wounds sustained a week ago when he was shot by a sniper.

Journalists face ongoing attacks and detentions in Cairo. The Committee to Protect Journalists has compiled a round-up of the latest attacks on the press.