Al Jazeera Journalist Calls for Pardons in Egypt Verdict

August 30, 2015 12:59 PM

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Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste said Sunday the sentences handed down to him and his two colleagues on Saturday were "politically motivated."

Greste said Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi "now has the opportunity to undo that injustice" and pardon the three journalists.

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