Al Jazeera journalists - updates

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Egypt retrial for Jazeera pair to start Feb 12

Feb 08, 2015 - 11:46 PM

UPDATED The Al Jazeera reporters were originally sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for allegedly aiding a blacklisted group

JAILED JOURNALISTS. A file picture taken on June 23, 2014 at the police institute near Cairo's Tora prison shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed. Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egypt disputes Amal Clooney arrest warning claim

Jan 04, 2015 - 5:26 PM

Egypt says Amal Clooney should reveal who threatened to have her arrested over the release of a report critical of the Egyptian judiciary

ARREST THREAT. Amal Clooney tells The Guardian Egypt warned to arrest her if she released a report critical of the Egyptian government. File photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP

Australian journalist jailed in Egypt asks to be deported –family

Jan 02, 2015 - 10:42 AM

A new Egyptian decree to deport foreigners sentenced to prison or on trial is the best option for Australian journalist Peter Greste says his family

Jazeera urges quick Egypt release of jailed reporters

Jan 01, 2015 - 6:19 PM

The Qatar based news channel says the prolongation of the custody of its three staffers could only do further damage to Egypt s international standing

JAILED JOURNALISTS. A file picture taken on June 23, 2014 at the police institute near Cairo's Tora prison shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed. Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egypt court orders retrial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists

Jan 01, 2015 - 3:43 PM

The court accepts the appeal of the 3 jailed Al Jazeera journalists and orders a retrial

JAILED JOURNALISTS. A file picture taken on June 23, 2014 at the police institute near Cairo's Tora prison shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed. Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Rappler calls on Egypt to #FreeAJStaff

Jun 25, 2014 - 10:43 PM

Journalists post photos of themselves in support of their jailed colleagues using FreeAJStaff

Silent journalists' protest for jailed Al-Jazeera staff

Jun 25, 2014 - 12:46 AM

Hundreds of journalists from the BBC and other news organizations hold a silent protest in London in support of Al Jazeera reporters jailed by an Egyptian court

l-Jazeera Australian journalist Peter Greste (C) stands in the court's cage during his trial with 19 other journalists for allegedly supporting a terrorist group and spreading false information, in Cairo, Egypt, 05 March 2014. Photo by Tarek Wajeh and Almasry Alyoum / EPA

Rappler Newscast | June 24, 2014

Jun 24, 2014 - 8:50 PM

Trillanes to Revilla Estrada: Man up stop whining Philippines backs Japan bid to defend allies Egypt under pressure to pardon Al Jazeera journalists

Jailed journalist on hunger strike in Egypt 'critical'

May 13, 2014 - 10:33 PM

The reporter has shed around 40 kilograms in 112 days and is in danger of going into a coma

Egypt holds Jazeera crew on 'terror' accusations: prosecution

Jan 01, 2014 - 7:39 AM

Egypt has accused detained journalists from the Qatari based Al Jazeera television network of belonging to a terrorist group saying they had ties with the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood

'HARMING SECURITY.' Al Jazeera Correspondent Peter Greste was among those arrested by Egyptian police for allegedly harming "domestic security." File photo of Greste from Al Jazeera English website

Egypt police arrest Al Jazeera journalists

Dec 30, 2013 - 3:50 PM

The journalists are arrested on suspicion of illegally broadcasting news harming domestic security

'HARMING SECURITY.' Al Jazeera Correspondent Peter Greste was among those arrested by Egyptian police for allegedly harming "domestic security." File photo of Greste from Al Jazeera English website