Egypt Court Sentences Al Jazeera Journalists to Three Years' Jail

August 29, 2015 8:52 AM

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CAIRO, Egypt - Three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to three years in jail Saturday for broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, triggering an international outcry.

The verdict in a retrial was issued against Mohamed Fahmy, a naturalized Canadian who has given up his Egyptian citizenship, Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian, and Australian Peter Greste, who was deported in February.

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