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Parents make pleas for journalist release in Egypt

9 February 2014 Last updated at 05:39 GMT

The family of an Australian journalist detained in Egypt for allegedly collaborating with terrorists have made an appeal for the international community to do more to secure his release.

Peter Greste, an al-Jazeera correspondent, was arrested with two colleagues in late December in Cairo for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

His parents have called for the three reporters to be released.