Egypt Jails Al Jazeera Journalists

Three Al Jazeera English journalists - Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed - have been sentenced to seven years in jail in Egypt on charges of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and reporting false news.

  • Egypt:  Al Jazeera Journalists Found Guilty

    Aswat Masriya, 23 June 2014

    An Egyptian criminal court sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison on Monday on charges of defaming Egypt and spreading false news in the case known as the ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Court Sentences Three Al Jazeera Journalists to Seven Years Imprisonment

    Deutsche Welle, 23 June 2014

    An Egyptian court has sentenced three journalists from the news organization Al Jazeera to seven years imprisonment. They were arrested late last year for allegedly aiding Egypt's ... read more »

  • Egypt:  U.S. Condemns Convictions of Journalists

    United States Department of State, 23 June 2014

    Today's conviction and chilling, draconian sentences by the Cairo Criminal Court of three Al Jazeera journalists and fifteen others in a trial that lacked many fundamental norms of ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Court to Rule in Al Jazeera Journalists' Case

    Aswat Masriya, 23 June 2014

    An Egyptian criminal court will rule on Monday in the case known as the "Marriott Cell" involving Al Jazeera journalists who were accused of defaming Egypt and spreading false ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Analysis - Good News for One Al Jazeera Journalist, Bad News for Media in Egypt

    Daily Maverick, 17 June 2014

    After 147 days on a hunger strike, a detained Al Jazeera journalist has been released by Egyptian authorities on medical grounds. In 304 days in prison, he was not charged with a ... read more »

  • Africa:  Open Letter to Egypt's New President

    Reporters sans Frontières, 5 June 2014

    Reporters Without Borders has written to Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who is to be installed as Egypt's new president this weekend following his poll victory at the end of ... read more »


Kenyan journalists support colleagues detained in Egypt.