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Egypt sentences al-Jazeera trio
to at least seven years jail

BBC News [UK], by Bethany Bell

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/23/2014 6:48:30 AM

Three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood have been jailed for seven years in Egypt. A court in Cairo convicted Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed of spreading false news and supporting the now banned Islamist group. The trio had denied the charges. Nine defendants tried in absentia, including three foreign journalists, received 10-year sentences. The trial has caused an international outcry amid claims it was politicised. [Snip] Correspondents say evidence put forward earlier in court did nothing to support the serious charges brought. The judge was shown photographs from Mr Greste´s family holiday, a Sky Arabia report on cruelty to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LtE126, 6/23/2014 6:51:47 AM     (No. 9896300)

when do we start?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pinchem, 6/23/2014 7:10:21 AM     (No. 9896306)

When I first saw the headline at the top of the page I was thinking it would be journalist from CNN or MSNBC. If that were to happen wouldn´t that give a wake up call to the MSM.

Naaa, they´d rather be traitors than Americans.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: jhpeters2, 6/23/2014 7:30:48 AM     (No. 9896324)

We´ll have what their having, please.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: coldoc, 6/23/2014 9:51:32 AM     (No. 9896477)

Egypt is showing the way to deal with these anti-civilization monsters.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nigella, 6/23/2014 10:39:09 AM     (No. 9896533)

#4 the group obama hand picked to follow Mobarack that he had ousted? That Muslim Brotherhood?

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