UNESCO condemns killing of Egyptian photojournalist

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The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is urging authorities in Egypt to respect the right of journalists to carry out their work in safe conditions.

This follows the recent killing of a newspaper photographer.

Ahmed Assem el-Senousy, 26, was shot dead while covering a demonstration on 8 July.

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova has condemned his killing and urges all parties to respect journalists' need to perform their duties safely.

Meanwhile, the Security Council will be addressing the protection of journalists in armed conflict when it meets on Wednesday morning.

Dianne Penn, United Nations.

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