JAIL TIME FOR AL JAZEERA JOUR­NAL­ISTS IN EGYPT

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Al Jazeera jour­nal­ists, Cana­dian Mo­hamed Fahmy and Egyp­tian Ba­her Mo­hamed, both ac­cused of sup­port­ing the black­listed Mus­lim Brother­hood, talk to the press with hu­man rights lawyer Amal Clooney, dur­ing their trial in the cap­i­tal Cairo. The court sen­tenced Fahmy and Mo­hamed, along with Aus­tralian jour­nal­ist Peter Greste who was tried in ab­sen­tia af­ter his de­por­ta­tion ear­lier this year, to three years in prison in a shock rul­ing fol­low­ing global de­mands for their ac­quit­tal.

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