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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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Australian journalist Peter Greste says he’d like to return to work as a foreign correspondent

February 6, 2015 3:02 am
Australian journalist Peter Greste says he’d like to return to work as a foreign correspondent

Just days after being freed from an Egyptian prison, Australian journalist Peter Greste says he’d like to return to work as a foreign correspondent. He says he has no immediate plans other than spending time with his family after his 400 days in a Cairo jail but ultimately wants to […]

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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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Family close ranks around released reporter

February 2, 2015 8:30 am
Family close ranks around released reporter

The Greste family spent 400 days fighting for their son’s freedom. In the end it came so fast it made their heads spin. But exactly when the Al Jazeera journalist will be back on Australian soil remains unclear, as his family closes ranks around him to protect his mental health. […]

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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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