Verdict in Al Jazeera trial shows regime’s contempt for press freedom in Egypt

Sarah Elizabeth Hynek, G Andrea Teti

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Abstract

Three Al Jazeera English journalists have been convicted in the Cairo Criminal Court of spreading false news, threatening national security and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood – previously Egypt’s first democratically elected government now deemed a terrorist organisation.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2014

Bibliographical note

Andrea Teti is affiliated with the European Centre for International Affairs. He receives funding from the Carnegie Trust for Universities of Scotland.

Sarah Hynek does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

Keywords

  • Egypt
  • Muslim Brotherhood
  • Press freedom
  • Al Jazeera
  • al-Sisi
  • Peter Greste

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