Egypt’s press freedom on retrial
The imprisonment of three Al Jazeera journalists created an international uproar. While the trio will face a retrial, the outcome will likely be influenced by more than the facts of their case.
If the original sentences were to be carried out in full, three employees from the English-language section of the Qatari media organization Al Jazeera would have to serve another four to seven years in prison. Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy, and Baher Mohammed had reported on Egypt’s conflict after the downfall of its then ruling Muslim Brotherhood and they have said were later imprisoned for it.
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Source News: DW