Mohamed Baher

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Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released from a Cairo jail after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group. Photograph: Al Youm Saabi Newspaper/Reuters

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt for his native Australia after 400 days in prison on charg(...)

Egyptian youths shout slogans at a protest in Cairo yesterday commemorating the anniversary of the 2011 uprising. Photograph: Mohamed Shokry Algarnoussi/EPA

At least 18 people, including three policemen, were killed and 38 injured when demonstrators clashed with police enforcing a ban on unauthorised pr(...)

The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa has been postponed until February 8th.

The postponement until February 8th of the Cairo trial of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa could deepen the severe depression which has gripped him in(...)

Jailing journalists

The shockingly flimsy case against the three international journalists from al-Jazeera’s English-language network, each jailed for seven years plus, i(...)

BBC staff and colleagues from other news organisations take part in a one-minute silent protest yesterday outside New Broadcasting House in London against the seven-year jail terms given to three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

The future of three al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt looks bleak after Egypt’s strongman president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi refused a pardon, igno(...)

Foreign and local journalists wait before the start of the trial of the journalists accused of allegedly supporting a terrorist group and spreading false information, outside Torah prison, southern Cairo, Photograph: Mohamed Kamal/EPA

Egypt put three Al Jazeera journalists on trial today on charges of aiding members of a “terrorist organisation”, in a case that human rights g(...)

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