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
Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released.
Al Jazeera demands release of remaining two
1 January 2015 has been set as the date when Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have the appeals against their convictions considered.
The hearing will look at
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.
Defence lawyers for Peter Greste, Baher Mohammed and Mohammed Fahmy made strong final arguments in court Friday. The three Al Jazeera English journalists have been detained in Egypt since
The evidence hitherto withheld by the Egyptian prosecutor in the trial of the three Al Jazeera English journalists has finally been aired in court.
The prosecutor had previously tried
Despite the lack of evidence shown in court in Cairo, the three Al Jazeera English journalists will remain behind bars until the next hearing on 22 April 2014.