A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups. Australian Peter Greste was whisked away on a flight to Cyprus.[…]
An Egyptian appeals court ordered a retrial Thursday in the case of three Al-Jazeera English journalists held for over a year, overturning the ruling in a case that ensnared the reporters in a wider conflict between Egypt and Qatar. The decision by Egypt’s Court of Cassation came after a hearing[…]
A year after three Al-Jazeera English journalists were arrested in Egypt, they and their families are pleading for justice and an end to their ordeal. The unprecedented arrest and prosecution of Australian Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohammed sent a chill through the media in Egypt. They[…]
The Kenyan government said Tuesday it has ordered an investigation with a view to prosecuting the makers of an Al-Jazeera documentary which appeared to show Kenya officials admitting that police assassinate suspects in operations planned at the highest level of government. The Interior Security Ministry’s Twitter account said the “timing[…]
Egypt’s president has said the possibility of granting presidential pardons to Al Jazeera journalists jailed since last year is being considered. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in an interview on Thursday that the fate of three jailed Al Jazeera staff was “under study”. “If we find that this is appropriate for[…]
Ahmed Mansour, a presenter on Al Jazeera Arabic, has been sentenced in absentia to fifteen years imprisonment by Cairo’s criminal court on the charge of torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square during the January 25 uprising in 2011. Al Jazeera denies the charge against Mansour, which follows the sentencing of[…]
Lawyers for three Al Jazeera English staff jailed in Egypt have filed appeals against their convictions. The case will now be heard before the Court of Cassation, which will examine the grounds for a full hearing, for which a date has not been set. Thursday’s announcement by the lawyers for[…]
Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste will lodge an appeal against the conviction and seven-year sentence handed down by an Egyptian court, his family said Friday. Greste and two Al-Jazeera colleagues — Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian national Baher Mohamed — were jailed last month for defaming Egypt and aiding the[…]
The SA National Editors’ Forum on Wednesday pleaded with the Egyptian government to review the prison sentences of three Al Jazeera journalists. “After looking at reports of the trial and pursuing the documentation sent by your office, it is our view that the conduct of the journalists… was the normal[…]
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.