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It Is Time for Sisi to Set Al Jazeera Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Free

Amal Clooney | Posted 08.02.2016 | World
Amal Clooney

President Sisi should know that the world will be watching the court's verdict on Aug. 29, and his government's response to it. Media freedom in the region is at stake. And, as the Council of Europe has put it, "it will be the commitment shown to free speech which determines whether or not Egypt grows -- or shrinks [--] in the eyes of the world."

Caught Between Egypt, Qatar and the Struggle for Free Press

Mohamed Fahmy | Posted 07.27.2016 | World
Mohamed Fahmy

My clock is ticking. Time is close. Come judgment day, I dread becoming another statistic languishing behind bars, referred to by a hashtag on Twitter knowing that the outcome of the trial may have nothing to do with evidence but merely based on the political score settling between Qatar and Egypt. It will be much harder this time around to get locked up for a crime I didn't commit after tasting freedom.

Egypt Sets Retrial Date For Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media

(Adds reaction from Canadian government) CAIRO, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The retrial of two Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt will start...

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Could Be Free Within Hours

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media

(Adds details, background) DOHA, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Egypt could free Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy within hours, Qatar-bas...

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists Could Still Be Pardoned

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2015 | Media

* Three journalists face retrial * Minister says presidential pardon can't be excluded * Improving ties between Egypt, Q...

Al Jazeera Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Should Be Released Not Retried in Egypt

Amal Clooney | Posted 03.06.2015 | World
Amal Clooney

Mr. Fahmy has been imprisoned for over a year in a case that shocks the conscience of many observers in Egypt and abroad. We look forward to working constructively with the Egyptian and Canadian authorities in the coming days to reach an agreement for his release as soon as possible.

It's Been One Year Since The Al Jazeera Journalists Were Jailed In Egypt

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.29.2014 | Media

On Dec. 29, 2013, three Al Jazeera journalists were imprisoned in Egypt -- a case that has triggered widespread condemnation of the Egyptian governmen...

The Anatomy of an Unfair Trial

Amal Clooney | Posted 10.18.2014 | World
Amal Clooney

How, in the modern age, can a state put on such sham proceedings, open to the world, and get away with it?

Al Jazeera Journalists Have Been Imprisoned In Egypt For 200 Days

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.16.2014 | Media

Wednesday marks the 200th day that Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been imprisoned in Egypt. Interactive:...

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...

Trial Of Al Jazeera Journalists Is Completely Surreal

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.01.2014 | Media

The trial of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt continued on Sunday, angering the defendants, their supporters and other journalists around the wor...

Trial Of Al Jazeera Journalists Gets More Unbelievable

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.22.2014 | Media

The evidence presented against three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt on Thursday is drawing more outrage over the journalists' imprisonment and trial....


The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media

Egyptian authorities formally unveiled terrorism-related charges against 20 journalists on Wednesday. It was the latest development in an ongoing pres...


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media

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

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Speaks Out From Egyptian Prison

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.03.2014 | Media

Peter Greste, one of three journalists arrested in Egypt while working for Al Jazeera, is speaking out about his detention in letters from jail, descr...