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PEN Canada condemns resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

PEN Canada condemns resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

By | September 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

PEN Canada condemns the conviction and resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed following their retrial on trumped-up terrorism charges.

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In the Shadow of Morsi and Mubarak

In the Shadow of Morsi and Mubarak

By | July 8, 2014 at 3:48 pm

On June 23, 2014, Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to seven, seven and 10 years respectively for conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood and “spreading false news.”  Although their trial and sentencing has provoked widespread condemnation, this is not the first time that journalists have suffered such a fate in […]

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Fahmy’s Sentence Bodes Ill for Freedom of Expression in Egypt

Fahmy’s Sentence Bodes Ill for Freedom of Expression in Egypt

By | June 24, 2014 at 9:25 am

The conviction of Al Jazeera English Cairo Bureau Chief Mohamed Fahmy, on unfounded terror-related charges, strikes at the heart of freedom of expression in Egypt and raises troubling questions about the country’s lack of judicial independence.

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PEN Canada Concerned for Canadian Journalist Facing Terrorism Charges in Egypt

PEN Canada Concerned for Canadian Journalist Facing Terrorism Charges in Egypt

By | February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm

PEN Canada voiced concern for the journalist Mohamed Fahmy who has been referred, to trial, along with 19 of his colleagues, on charges linked to terrorism.

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