- Convicted Al-Jazeera journalists appeal to Egypt for pardons Updated: Sep-29-15 6:33 pm
NEW YORK - Three journalists convicted of aiding a terrorist organization while covering Egyptian unrest for Al-Jazeera publicly appealed to Egypt's president on Tuesday to pardon them.
- Canadians urge PM to work to free journalist jailed in Egypt Updated: Sep-08-15 5:36 pm
TORONTO - Some 300 prominent Canadians have sent a letter Canada's prime minister urging him to take action to get Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy freed from an Egyptian prison and returned to Canada.
- National security cited in crackdown on journalism worldwide Updated: Sep-08-15 9:04 am
BERLIN - The detention of three Vice News journalists in Turkey last month came with all-too-familiar charges of terror-related crimes. Similar allegations were leveled against three Al-Jazeera reporters convicted last year in Egypt of fabricating news to help the banned Muslim Brotherhood. So, too, against Eskinder Nega, an Ethiopian journalist found guilty of terrorism charges in 2012 after publishing a critical piece about the government.