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Retrial for Remaining Al-Jazeera journalists

February 9, 2015 4:55 am
Retrial for Remaining Al-Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court will this week retry Al-Jazeera journalists, including a Canadian awaiting deportation, a judicial official said, after his Australian colleague was deported. Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, journalists with the Qatari-owned channel, were originally sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for allegedly aiding the […]

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‘Difficult’ to walk out of Egyptian prison: Australian journalist Peter Greste

February 3, 2015 6:18 am
‘Difficult’ to walk out of Egyptian prison:  Australian journalist Peter Greste

Journalist Peter Greste a day after he was released from prison in Egypt. Photo / AP Australian journalist Peter Greste has revealed it was traumatic leaving his colleagues behind in a Cairo prison and he didn’t truly believe he was being freed until he was seated on a plane bound […]

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Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste released from Egypt jail

February 1, 2015 7:43 pm
Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste released from Egypt jail

Al Jazeera reporter Peter Greste will return home to Australia after being released from an Egyptian jail following a 400-day ordeal. A Cairo airport official confirmed Greste left the city on an EgyptAir flight to Larnaca, Cyprus that took off shortly after 4pm local time on Sunday (3am NZT on […]

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