Al Jazeera condemns death sentence for journalists

Al Jazeera has strongly condemned the sentencing to death of two journalists in Egypt...

3 days ago

EU calls for Egypt to respect press freedom

European Union condemns indictment of the Egyptian Press Syndicate's leadership...

9 Jun 2016

Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

Freedom! Al-Jazeera TV journos pardoned

The world is rejoicing over the news that Egypt's Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners earlier today, including the al-Jazeera TV journalists Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed and Australian Peter Greste...

23 Sep 2015

No verdict on Al Jazeera trial

The retrial of Al Jazeera's journalists in Cairo has been adjourned...

31 Jul 2015

Egypt court sets trial date for Al Jazeera journalists

Cairo's criminal court set the verdict date for the retrial featuring three Al Jazeera journalists to July 30, in a trial that has brought Egypt plenty of international attention.

30 Jun 2015

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015

Al Jazeera journalists' retrial postponed to March 8

The trial involving Al Jazeera's journalists Canadian national, Mohamed Fahmy, and Egyptian national, Baher Mohamed, was postponed in a session on Monday to March 8...

24 Feb 2015

Egypt court releases Al Jazeera journalists on bail

An Egyptian court has ordered the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail...

13 Feb 2015

Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed

NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...

2 Feb 2015

Baa-a-d-d sheep... Egypt slammed for 'sham trial'

NEWSWATCH: Three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt are to be retried. Their original trial (the 'evidence' included footage of sheep and horses) has been slammed as a sham by international media and the international community...

2 Jan 2015

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014

Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail

CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...

29 Dec 2014

Jailed Al Jazeera journalists get retrial date

Al Jazeera has announced that there's finally a retrial date for its journalists in jail in Egypt. On 1 January 2015 the imprisoned journalists will have the appeals against their convictions considered... (video)

23 Oct 2014

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