BREAKING: Egyptian Court Convicts 3 Al Jazeera Journalists to Seven Years in Prison on Terrorism-Related Charges

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Three journalists working for Al Jazeera were convicted Monday by an Egyptian court to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges, The Associated Press reported.

The three journalists for the network’s English-language channel — Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, an Egyptian-Canadian who has previously worked for CNN and The New York Times; Peter Greste, an Australian who has previously worked for the BBC; and Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian who has worked for other international news organizations — have been in jail since December.

Prosecutors accused the three journalists of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood to broadcast false reports of civil strife in order to bring down Egypt’s new military-backed government…(read more)

NYTimes.com


3 Comments on “BREAKING: Egyptian Court Convicts 3 Al Jazeera Journalists to Seven Years in Prison on Terrorism-Related Charges”

  1. Brittius says:

    Reblogged this on Brittius.

  2. tmxmwai says:

    The revolution that we are in ,no justice from our courts even in Kenya many people suffer from false statement . I call to human rights to act and activist to end this slavery. Be strong like martin Luther king TO FIGHT FOR HUMAN RACE .

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