'#FreeAJStaff' Campaign Gains Steam As Journalists Pressure Egypt To Release Al Jazeera Journalists

02/04/2014 03:08 pm ET | Updated Feb 04, 2014

Journalists around the worlds are tweeting photos of themselves with tape covering their mouths in solidarity with the Al Jazeera reporters detained in Egypt.

The "#FreeAJStaff" campaign has quickly gained momentum, with everyone from reporters on the ground in Africa to CNN's Christiane Amanpour getting involved:

The White House is also getting involved, as HuffPost's Michael Calderone reported:

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