Following the retrial verdict in Cairo, Al Jazeera Media Network’s Acting Director General Dr Mostefa Souag said:
"Today's verdict defies logic and common sense. Our colleagues Baher Mohamed and
Ahead of a high profile Egyptian court ruling, ARTICLE 19 calls for the retrial of Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste to be discontinued
The UK’s prestigious Royal Television Society has presented its Judges’ Award to Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy. (Photo credit Richard Kendal/RTS)
The award is given
An Egyptian court has ordered the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail.
Al Jazeera spokesperson Osama Saeed said: “Bail is a small
In another disturbing move against freedom of speech and independent journalism in Egypt, one of Al Jazeera Arabic’s presenters, Ahmed Mansour (in photo), has been sentenced in absentia
World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) have highlighted the importance of press freedom and called on Egypt to release the three jailed Al Jazeera staff.
The trial of three Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt has been adjourned until 24 March 2014. Al Jazeera continues to call for the release of their staff.
Al Anstey, managing
US senator John McCain says the detainment of the Al Jazeera journalists by the Egyptian authorities is a "clear violation" of human rights and freedom of press.