Jailed journalist ‘concerned’ about freedom of speech

February 19, 2015 3:24 PM

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Jailed  journalist ‘concerned’ about freedom of speech

The Al Jazeera journalist released from Egyptian prison at the start of February has said he is “deeply concerned” for the future of freedom of speech.

In an interview with The Irish Times, Peter Greste said he feels his case fits within “a chilling narrative” which includes “the beheadings by Islamic State, the draconian responses of some governments, the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the killings in Denmark at the weekend”.

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