Jazeera journalists freed from Egypt prison

February 14, 2015 7:27 AM

10 0

CAIRO: Two Al-Jazeera journalists were freed from an Egyptian prison Friday pending retrial, their families said, after spending more than a year in jail in a case that provoked global uproar.

A Cairo court on Thursday ordered the release of Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, who face retrial on charges of supporting the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.

Also read: Tennis: Evans and Edmund through but home favorite Robredo loses

Read more

To category page