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Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed , listen to the verdict inside the defendants cage during their trial for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood on June 23, 2014 at the police institute near Cairo's Tora prison. The Egyptian court sentenced the three Al-Jazeera journalists to jail terms ranging from seven to 10 years after accusing them of aiding the blacklisted Brotherhood.  Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, the authorities have been incensed by the Qatari network's coverage of their deadly crackdown on his supporters. 


We must respect judicial rulings: Al-Sisi

Egyptian foreign ministry “strongly rejects” foreign comments on Al-Jazeera journalists’ sentencing; US calls on Al-Sisi to pardon sentenced defendants

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced revolutionary activist Ahmed Douma to life imprisonment and fined him EGP 17m.

(AFP Photo / Khaled Desouki)

Letters from prison

A compilation of letters from detainees from the Al-Nadeem Centre for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture sheds light on worsening conditions in Egyptian prisons