Children participating in Egyptian rallies in Cairo at risk

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Egypt protests

The UN Children's Fund or UNICEF has called on Egyptian authorities, security forces and parties involved in demonstrations and violence in Cairo to protect children.

A flare up of violence in Cairo has affected scores of children caught in the middle of clashes.

At least two children have been killed, dozens injured and close to 70 detained.

Philippe Duamelle, UNICEF's representative in Egypt spoke to Jocelyne Sambira about how the children are being drawn into these political protests.

Duration: 2’33″

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