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Journalist Mohammed Fahmy Files Lawsuit Against Al Jazeera

AP | By MERRIT KENNEDY | Posted 05.11.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, who faces a retrial in Egypt after more than a year behind bars on terrorism-related char...

Dear Imprisoned Journalists, "We Are With You" on World Press Freedom Day

Farah Mawani | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Farah Mawani

May 3 was World Press Freedom Day. I think of journalists, writers... all those wrongfully imprisoned around the world. I think of their trauma, and their loved ones' trauma. And I think of their courage.

Egypt Should Send Canadian Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Home

Amal Clooney | Posted 04.28.2015 | World
Amal Clooney

The outcome of the retrial, and its timeframe, remain uncertain. But more importantly, Mr. Fahmy should not be subjected to this process at all.

Egypt Delays Retrial Of Al Jazeera Journalists

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.25.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — The retrial of two Al-Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in a case widely criticized by human rights organizat...

Al Jazeera Journalists Reunite With Family After More Than A Year In Prison

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.15.2015 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Two Al-Jazeera journalists walked free from an Egyptian prison Friday and were reunited with loved ones after more than a year behind b...

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...

Egyptian Judge Orders Release Of Al-Jazeera English Journalists

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian judge on Thursday ordered the release on bail of a pair of Al-Jazeera English journalists being retried on terror-related c...

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...

Al-Jazeera Reporter Has Mixed Feelings On Release From Jail

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 02.02.2015 | 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 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.

Fiancé Of Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Breaks Her Silence

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.20.2014 | Media

The fiancé of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy is speaking out at length for the first time about their relationship and the horrifying rea...

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?

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist's Letter From Prison | 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...

Al Jazeera Journalists Denied Presidential Pardon

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.28.2014 | Media

The Al Jazeera journalists who have been jailed in Egypt were denied their freedom once more on Sunday after failing to receive pardons from the count...

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:...

Injustice in Egypt: How Freedom of Speech Could Lose Its Voice

Gilles Raymond | Posted 09.08.2014 | World
Gilles Raymond

The images from Egypt, of journalists in cages, should make all of us recoil and react. And stand firm in our commitment to protecting the freedom of the press.

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...

Why the US Record on Free Press Won't Inspire Cairo

Sarah Harvard | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Sarah Harvard

The Obama administration's statements about the three Al Jazeera journalists are encouraging and ring true to the needs of both the Egyptian and the American people, but it's unsure whether they are in the right position to point their finger just yet.

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Speaks Out On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.30.2014 | Media

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Fadel Fahmy spoke out about his current situation Monday morning through a stream of tweets written by his bother. Fahmy is on...

Convicted Al Jazeera Journalist: 'I Am Devastated And Outraged'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.26.2014 | Media

Al Jazeera's Peter Greste said that he is "devastated and outraged" by his conviction in an Egyptian trial that has been widely regarded as a farce. ...

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 Journalists Arrested In Cairo

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.28.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state security prosecutors interrogated a team of journalists working for Al-Jazeera's English channel Monday a day after they...