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Kenya Journalists Protest Jailing of Al Jazeera Colleagues

AP | By BEN CURTIS | Posted 01.13.2015 | Media

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A group of Nairobi-based journalists was ejected from a reception area at the United Nations complex in Kenya's capital on Tue...

Egypt Court Orders Retrial In Al Jazeera Case

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 01.02.2015 | Media

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Brothers of an Australian Al-Jazeera English journalist held in Egypt for more than a year said Friday that their lawyers...

Journalist On Being Imprisoned: 'You Realize The Value Of Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

D. Parvaz, senior producer of human rights at Al Jazeera America, joined HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski Tuesday to discuss the one-year anniversary ...

Fate Of Journalists Jailed In Egypt Still Uncertain

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — For a year, three Al-Jazeera English journalists have been locked up in Egypt on terrorism-related c...

Al Jazeera Journalist Pens Impassioned Letter From Prison

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.23.2014 | Media

Peter Greste -- the Al Jazeera journalist who, along with Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, is imprisoned in Egypt for allegedly airing false news and ...

Al Jazeera Shuts Down Egypt Channel

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — The Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera news network on Monday shut down its Egypt channel, quieting a major source of tension between the two coun...

It's Been 300 Days Since The Al Jazeera Journalists Were Jailed In Egypt

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.24.2014 | Media

Friday marked the 300th day that the Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt have been locked up. Al Jazeera's Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamm...

Egypt Court Orders Ban Of Al Jazeera

AP | Posted 11.03.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency reported Wednesday that an administrative court ordered a state-run satellite to implement its order to stop ...

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist's Letter From Prison

www.aljazeera.com | Posted 08.04.2014 | Media

I have not taken a final decision yet regarding appealing the unacceptable draconian verdict against me, mainly because I have no faith in the judicia...

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Will Appeal His Conviction

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 09.24.2014 | Media

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian Al-Jazeera journalist will appeal his conviction on charges that he aided Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherho...

Egyptian Court's Unbelievable Remarks About Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.23.2014 | Media

Journalists around the world are outraged by Egypt's sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists, and the latest statement from the Egyptian court that...

Al Jazeera Journalist Opens Up About 'Guilt' Over Colleagues' Arrest

Mail Online | Posted 07.15.2014 | Media

As the hours and days passed the seriousness of my colleagues' arrest began to dawn and my guilt grew and grew. On that day in September I was at the ...

Egypt's President Now Says He Regrets Al Jazeera Trial

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president acknowledged for the first time that the heavy sentences handed down to three Al-Jazeera journalists had a "very nega...

What It's Like To Be A Journalist In An Egyptian Prison

medium.com | Posted 06.26.2014 | Media

It was July 15, 2013, the sixth day of Ramadan. I was standing on a footbridge over Rameses Square in downtown Cairo, and below me, lit by the harsh w...

Michael Calderone

Al Jazeera Vows To Fight For Journalists Jailed In Egypt

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Al Jazeera executives and correspondents pledged Wednesday to keep pressure on the Egyptian government following this week's widely conde...

Parents Of Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Call On Supporters

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media

The parents of Peter Greste are hoping that a petition will help their son, one of the three Al Jazeera journalists who was recently sentenced to jail...

Journalists Protest Egypt's Verdict Against Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media

Egypt's stunning prison sentence for three Al Jazeera journalists has given way to protests from hundreds of journalists around the world. After s...

Egyptian President Refuses To Intervene In Al Jazeera Case

AP | Posted 08.24.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Tuesday he will not interfere in court rulings, a day after three Al-Jazeera journalists ...

Michael Calderone

Egypt Verdict Against Al Jazeera Journalists Sparks Outrage

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- For nearly six months, supporters of press freedom have called on Egypt to release three imprisoned Al Jazeera English journalists in a wo...

Al Jazeera Journalist's Parents React To Son's Conviction

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

The parents of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste found out about their son's prison sentencing while cameras were rolling on Monday. Greste was se...

WATCH: Al Jazeera Journalist's Heartbreaking Reaction To Conviction

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

Journalist Louisa Loveluck was in the courtroom in Cairo as Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to up ...

The World Condemns Egypt's Conviction Of Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

Egypt's sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to prison on terrorism-related charges was met with international condemnation on Monday. Baher ...

Al Jazeera's Blistering Response To Conviction Of Its Journalists

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media

Al Jazeera condemned the conviction of three of its journalists in Egypt on Monday, and pledged to continue its global campaign to free them. Moh...

Al Jazeera Is Shutting Down Its Offices In Egypt

buzzfeed.com | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media

Al Jazeera’s last remaining employees in Egypt were informed Wednesday that they will receive their last paychecks this month, as the Qatar-based ne...

'We Are Treated Worse Than Criminals, Rapists and Killers!'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.05.2014 | Media

The Al Jazeera journalists who have been detained in Egypt since December shouted out at reporters from their cages during trial on Thursday. Durin...