Peter Greste

Too soon to celebrate: Greste

Freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says it is too soon to celebrate because his two colleagues still face retrial in Egypt. Greste was freed from an Egyptian prison earlier this month and his two colleagues were released last week. He told BBC on Thursday that the controversial court cases[…]

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Egypt releases imprisoned Al Jazeera journo

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.[…]

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Egypt urged to deport Al Jazeera journalist

The family of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste have applied to have him deported from Egypt, describing it as their “best option” after a court ordered a retrial for him and two of his colleagues. Greste, along with colleagues Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, has been imprisoned[…]

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Peter Greste to appeal

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[…]

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