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Members of the media sit with their mouths bound by tape and cloth in the colours of the Egyptian flag, signifying the silencing of the media, at a demonstration by Kenyan and Nairobi-based foreign media calling for the release of detained Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues, outside the Egyptian embassy in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Nairobi-based correspondent Greste was taken into custody in Egypt on Dec. 29 and is among 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera, including four foreigners, who will face trial there on charges of joining or aiding a terrorist group and endangering national security – an escalation that raised fears of a crackdown on freedom of the press. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)