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

Amal Clooney | Posted 08.02.2015 | 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 07.28.2015 | 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.

Al Jazeera Journalist Hopes To Be Exonerated In Egypt Retrial

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 04.19.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — An Al-Jazeera English journalist who is getting to know his six-month-old son for the first time after spending more than a year in Egy...

Al Jazeera Journalist Released From Egyptian Prison

AP | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy was released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending more than a year behind bar...

Egypt Orders Release of Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists On Bail

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Two Al-Jazeera English journalists were released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending more than a year behind bars on terr...

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...

Peter Greste Describes His Release From Prison

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste expressed "relief and excitement" Monday at being freed after more than a year in an Egyptian prison...

Al Jazeera Journalist Freed From Egypt Prison Wants Colleagues Released

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media

SYDNEY (AP) — For more than a year, the parents of jailed Al-Jazeera English journalist Peter Greste kept up a relentless, resolute campaign to free...

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.

Egypt Court Orders Retrial In Al Jazeera Case

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 03.03.2015 | 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...

Here's A Timeline Of Egypt's Al Jazeera Trial

AP | Posted 03.04.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year:...

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...

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...

Al Jazeera Shuts Down Egypt Channel

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.21.2015 | 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...

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...

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Remains Hopeful

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.17.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — An Al-Jazeera Arabic service journalist who had been on hunger strike for more than four months to protest his prolonged detention with...

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....

AP President's Grim Words About Journalists' Safety

AP | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are "increasingly under attack" by people trying to ...


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...